‘Candyman’ Director: The Candyman Story Never Gets Old

Candyman, in silhouette, in Candyman, directed by Nia DaCosta.

The original Candyman was released in 1992 and has been highly regarded through the years. But it’s still 29 years old. So how does the new sequel’s writer/director, Nia DaCosta, feel about the long gap between the two stories? Actually, DaCosta told us she’s fine with it, because the kinds of issues that were touched upon in the original film are just as interesting and relevant in today’s world. (Click on the media bar below to hear Nia DaCosta)

Candyman is now playing in theaters.

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