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Tony Todd in new Candyman Trailer!

Tony Todd in new Candyman Trailer! So, Universal have recently dropped a new teaser trailer of the highly anticipated Candyman.

So far the releases have predominantly featured main stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris with very little mentioned of original Candyman Tony Todd.

However this latest trailer concludes with the dulcet tones of our favourite hook-handed killer! Check it out!

I don’t know about you, but hearing Todd’s haunting voice again sent shivers down my spine. Fans of the original movie were overjoyed after hearing Todd will feature in the “spiritual sequel”. Now, with the release of this new trailer, anticipation will be even higher with many of us counting down the days until its release!

Synopsis

A “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 horror film ‘Candyman’ that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began. Fans of the original movie may remember the name Anthony McCoy. This is because Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is playing the (now grown-up) baby that was kidnapped and used as bait by Candyman in the original film.

The movie is set to be released on 25th September this year.

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Earlier this month we reported that Ron Jeremy had joined the cast of Ole Splitfoot. Yet, after the news of him being charged with rape and sexual assault, the Ole Splitfoot team have released the following statement;

Amidst Competition from a Multi-Million Dollar Property from Netflix and Emerging Allegations against Attached Actor Ron Jeremy, The True Tale of Ole Splitfoot vs. The Lesbian Warrior Nuns of the Great White North Producers Speak on Status on Film

June 23rd, 2020 – As the headline dropped earlier today, the production team at The True Tale of Ole Splitfoot vs. The Lesbian Warrior Nuns of The Great White North was shocked and saddened to hear about the sexual assault charges levied against Ron Jeremy.

“We in no way condone any actions that involve illegal misconduct, including assault of any type, and we sincerely hope that all parties involved find a resolution to these circumstances,“ offered the film’s producers in an official statement delivered today.

“Prior to even hearing about the news we had decided to delay the November shooting schedule on the film due to budget concerns and funding issues brought about by the emergence of competitive properties such as Netflix’s Warrior Nun. It was inevitable that comparisons between the two pieces were going to cause confusion and thus negatively impact our ability to fund the feature. The decision to revisit our schedule and the project in general was communicated to the cast and crew prior to us releasing our intentions publicly on social media yesterday, the 22nd. I’m sure, however, that today’s news would have also resulted in a similar conversation. Our priority is to ensure that our cast and crew are not only comfortable, but that we are providing them with an environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and, above all, safety.”

It’s safe to say that the production has been plagued with one issue after another. With Jeremy already removed from the IMDB page, hopefully the team will be able to find a replacement and commence production of the movie later next year.

HNN Film Festival is accepting feature film submissions starting on June 8th, 2020 through Film Freeway.   HNN Film Festival is sponsored by Horrornews.net and in association with Bayview Entertainment, the FIRST PRIZE winner will get a distribution deal to get their feature film released on the “HNN presents” distribution label.

HNN recognizes that the landscape of the entertainment business is changing as repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges we face social distancing in our theaters and festivals.   Therefore, the HNN Film Festival will completely be an “at home” experience.  

“HNN Film Festival seems like the natural progression of things. I’ve been involved in business of horror for over a decade, specifically supporting the efforts of independent filmmakers. I think we all strive to watch the perfect film and while some say that’s an impossible task, what’s enjoyable is the journey. The endless search to find the holy grail of movies, or by horror standards, the unholy grail. You know it’s a good film when you are sitting on the edge of your seat and experiencing the story along with the characters. You know it’s a great film when that feeling of excitement stays with you long after you stopped watching the movie.” –  HNN Manager, Michael Joy

For more information:
https://filmfreeway.com/HNNFilmFestival

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About Bayview Entertainment:
BayView Entertainment, LLC, is a full service media company committed to acquire, develop, produce, market and distribute audio-visual content. For over fifteen years, BayView made its name by being dedicated to releasing only the best programs in each category from some of the most trusted names in the field.

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