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  • Daniel Kaluuya had stopped acting when Jordan Peele called him about breakthrough role in 'Get Out': 'I checked out'

    "I wasn't getting roles, because racism and all this kind of stuff," the Oscar winner said.

  • 2022 summer movie preview: Our 25 most anticipated releases

    From "Top Gun" to "Thor" and "Downton Abbey" to "Doctor Strange," we count down the buzziest movies hitting theaters and streamers this summer.

  • 'Wheel of Fortune' fans call eerie horror-themed puzzle 'pure evil'

    While potentially summoning a deadly spirit was met with applause on the show, viewers at home were feeling a little bit differently. And they took to Twitter with their thoughts and fears.

  • ‘There are so many ways Black people experience trauma through racism’: How ‘Candyman’ blends horror and social commentary

    Director Nia DaCosta and stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris and Colman Domingo explain how the new "Candyman" sequel reflects the African-American experience.

  • SNL: Keegan-Michael Key Makes Hosting Debut, Gets Mistaken for Jordan Peele by a Fan

    Keegan-Michael Key hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time and was joined by musical guest Olivia Rodrigo

  • John Legend Calls Out Lil Wayne and Other Rappers Who Have Supported Trump

    "Some of your former favorite rappers have been taken in by these lies," John Legend said. "I think they even founded a new supergroup, it's called the Sunken Place"

  • How Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' helped to 'transcend the idea of Black horror being only for Black people'

    Jordan Peele's "Get Out" has played a key role in ushering in a wave of fearsome titles on both the big and small screen that refract their thrills through a socially conscious lens.

  • Issa Rae, Jordan Peele Teaming on Mystery Drama ‘Sinkhole’ for Universal

    Issa Rae and Jordan Peele have come on board Universal Pictures' family drama "Sinkhole," based on Leyna Krow's short story about a mysterious sinkhole. The announcement was made Wednesday, a day after Rae received Emmy nominations for comedy series and best actress in a comedy series for the fourth season of HBO's "Insecure." "Sinkhole" is […]

  • 'Candyman' director Nia DaCosta shares chilling animated origin story teaser

    The minimalist animated 'Candyman' trailer tells the story of violence against black people.

  • 'Star Wars' team hails John Boyega as real-life hero for moving protest speech

    John Boyega was part of a protest in London, where he delivered an inspiring and emotional speech.

  • Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Remake Pushed Back 3 Months

    Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake is being pushed from June 12 to Sept. 25 in the wake of the coronavirus, Universal Pictures announced Friday.Universal’s film “Praise This,” previously set for release on Sept. 25, is now without a release date and will be scheduled at a later time.Jordan Peele co-wrote “Candyman” with Win Rosenfeld and DaCosta (“Little Woods”). Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris star in the movie from Universal Pictures and MGM.See Video: 'Candyman' Trailer: Jordan Peele Dares You to Say His Name in Creepy First LookPeele frames the story of the supernatural killer with a hook for a hand named Candyman as a demon that has haunted Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood for decades. But in the present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Parris), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials.Anthony’s artwork of the legend unknowingly opens a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifyingly viral wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.Also Read: Colman Domingo and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Join Jordan Peele's 'Candyman'“Candyman” comes from Universal and MGM in association with BRON Creative, and Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld’s Monkeypaw Productions. The film is produced by Ian Cooper, Rosenfeld and Peele. Peele wrote the screenplay with Rosenfeld and DaCosta.Currently, Sept. 25 houses the release of Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Keaton, Sacha Baron Cohen and Abdul-Mateen II.Read original story Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Remake Pushed Back 3 Months At TheWrap

  • First trailer for new 'Candyman' will make you scared of mirrors all over again

    Due in theaters on June 12, the new film takes place in the present day when Cabrini-Green is a memory, but the terror of Candyman is as real as ever.

  • 'Hair Love' creator Matthew Cherry aims to 'normalize black fatherhood' with Oscar-winning short

    Matthew Cherry and Karen Toliver speak with Yahoo Lifestyle about the cultural significance of their Oscar-winning short "Hair Love."

  • Felicity Huffman's daughter lands first big acting role since college admissions scandal

    Sophia Macy — the eldest daughter of the "Desperate Housewives" star — isn’t letting the college admissions scandal ruin her dreams of becoming a Hollywood actress, despite being dragged into the scandal.

  • 'The Twilight Zone' casts Billy Porter, Chris Meloni, Morena Baccarin and more for season 2

    The Twilight Zone casts Billy Porter, Chris Meloni, Morena Baccarin and more for season 2

  • Billy Porter, Joel McHale and Tony Hale Among 14 Cast in ‘Twilight Zone’ Season 2

    CBS All Access announced the first batch of cast members for the second season of Jordan Peele’s “Twilight Zone” reboot, led by Billy Porter, Joel McHale and Tony Hale.Additional cast for the second season includes Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo, Ethan Embry, Jenna Elfman, Tavi Gevinson, Abbie Hern, Gillian Jacobs, Sophia Macy, Chris Meloni, Jimmi Simpson and Daniel Sunjata. Peele, who narrates the series, will also write the episode, “Downtime,” which features Baccarin, Domingo and Hale.No character details were given.Also Read: 'Silence of the Lambs' Sequel 'Clarice' Gets Series Commitment at CBSThe announcement was made by Julie McNamara, executive vice president, original content for CBS All Access, during the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. The second season will premiere sometime in 2020.“The Twilight Zone” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.Rod Serling created the original series, which ran for 80 episodes from 1959 to 1964, and used socially-conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times. There have been two prior revivals of the classic series. The first reboot aired for 110 episodes on CBS starting in 1985, and a second version, with Forest Whitaker as narrator, ran for 43 episodes on UPN in the early 2000s.Here’s the episode list from CBS All Access, in no particular order:Episode: “The Who of You”Starring Daniel Sunjata, Ethan Embry, and Billy Porter Written by Win RosenfeldEpisode: “A Human Face”Starring Jenna Elfman, Chris Meloni, and Tavi Gevinson Written by Alex RubensEpisode: “8”Starring Joel McHale Written by Glen MorganEpisode: “Among The Untrodden”Starring Abbie Hern and Sophia Macy Written by Heather Anne CampbellEpisode: “Meet in the Middle”Starring Jimmi Simpson and Gillian Jacobs Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara AminiRead original story Billy Porter, Joel McHale and Tony Hale Among 14 Cast in ‘Twilight Zone’ Season 2 At TheWrap

  • Rod Serling's daughter spills 'Twilight Zone' secrets — and the link between MAGA hats and Ariana Grande's Halloween costume

    Jodi Serling explains real-life inspirations behind iconic show's greatest episodes, and how her father would have responded to the Trump era.

  • 'Black-ish' Cast Totally Nails Halloween With Spot-On 'Us' Movie Costumes

    "Tethered. The Johnsons do it again,” Tracee Ellis Ross wrote.

  • Who you gonna call? 'Ghostbusters' finally lands at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights

    "Ghostbusters" fans will see plenty of Easter eggs in the new maze based on the 1984 movie at Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights.

  • The It List: 'Toy Story 4,' Tim Burton's 'Batman' turns 30, Mark Ronson drops 'Late Night Feelings' and the best in pop culture the week of June 17, 2019

    The It List is Yahoo’s weekly look at the best in pop culture, including movies, music, TV, streaming, games, books, podcasts and more. Here are our picks for June 17-23, including the best deals we could find for each.