Synopsis by Olivia Cantor
Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) is a visual artist who moves into a luxurious condo in Cabrini-Green with Brianna (Teyonah Parris), his partner and a gallery director. Just as Anthony feels like his career is stagnating, he meets William Burke (Colman Domingo), an old resident of Cabrini-Green, who tells him of the terrifying tale of Candyman. Desperate to cling on to his relevance in the art world, Anthony decides to utilize the grisly details of this tragedy to inspire his works, unknowingly setting into motion another deadly cycle of violence. Directed by Nia DaCosta.
African-American, evil-possession, ghost, on-the-run, serial-killer, trapped