It’s official, a remake of Candyman is in the pipes. Cult Film to the aura guardian, this new version is a sacred opportunity after his first interpreter.
Tony Todd has been seared by its interpretation of an urban legend born in the brilliant mind of Clive Barker, and which he must countless caméos and quotes that have punctuated his career.
His face serious, his large size and his charisma haunt as well a production the anglo-saxon who love to appeal to its appearance of a stentor. It is very logically that Syfy is concerned about knowing what the eye of the artist saw the remake produced and co-written by Jordan Peele (Get Out).
“I am divided, I thought that they would make this remake there is a fifteen years. If it had happened 10 years ago, when I spoke for the first time, I would have been devastated. I would be beaten. I am no longer there now. “
Tony Todd appears to consider now the Candyman directed by Bernard Rose as an important step in el american cinema, rather than a piece sacred and should not be approached.
“The attention that will generate the new film will encourage people to be interested in the original, because they will be curious of the base material. “
A story traversed by the visions nightmarish of a black american is tortured for having dared to love a white, the original footage still remains today a strong political message.
“In 2018, I think that there are corners that would need a little bit of justice to the Candyman, if you know what I mean… I’m especially glad, as an african-american, Cadyman has again the opportunity to enter into the spirit of the public. “
And what seems to motivate the opinion of Tony Todd, it is the consciousness that a Candyman led by the director of Get Out could address his theme more frontally.
“I hope they will not turn around the pot concerning the relationship between Candyman and the love of his life, the cause of his death, and that they can truly embrace. Of my time, an actor of afro-american, could not kiss an actress of white, to speak frankly. “
A Candyman sweet