Saying his name will make him appear and that’s when the horror begins. Helen found out the hard way in the 1992 horror film Candyman. The film followed the protagonist studying the urban legend of a man with a hook for a hand as he tormented the lives of the Cabrini-Green housing project in Chicago. Fast forward to 2020 and Jordan Peele wants you to feed Candyman’s blood thirst by saying his name 5 times.
Jordan Peele is steadily becoming the ‘it’ man when it comes to crafting a credible horror movie as he’s seen much success with his first two films: Get Out and Us.