Scream Factory will release Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995) on Blu-ray this January 6, 2015. Bonus features will include audio commentary with director Bill Condon, 25 minute interview with Tony Todd and 12 minute interview with Veronica Cartwright. The art is basically a better version of the original movie poster. How many of you were/are Candyman fans and how many of you will buy this Blu-ray?
His myth has endured for generations. His legacy is eternal rage. And now he’s back… with a vengeance! A film by award-winning filmmaker Bill Condon (Gods And Monsters, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) and based on legendary Clive Barker’s popular short story, CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH continues the tale of the phantom-like figure who wreaks a terrible fate upon those who chant his name five times while looking into a mirror… and come face to face with grisly death. Executive produced by Clive Barker (Nightbreed, Lord of Illusions), the cult horror hit CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH stars Tony Todd (Final Destination) and Kelly Rowan (The O.C.) with Timothy Carhart (24, Witness) as Paul McKeever and Veronica Cartwright (The Town That Dreaded Sundown) as Octavia.
On January 6, 2015, SCREAM FACTORY(TM) is proud to present CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Blu-ray edition on home entertainment shelves everywhere. Arriving for the first time on Blu-ray(TM), this highly anticipated release contains insightful bonus content, featuring all-new interviews with Tony Todd and Veronica Cartwright, audio commentary with Bill Condon and more! A must-have for horror enthusiasts, movie collectors and loyal fans, CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Blu-ray is priced to own at $24.97."
Synopsis: "A victim of unspeakable evil while he lived, the "Candyman" (Tony Todd) has become evil incarnate in his afterlife. This time, he haunts the city of New Orleans, where a young schoolteacher named Annie Tarrant (Kelly Rowan) is struggling to solve the brutal murder of her father. The locals insist that he was slain by the Candyman, but Annie is not convinced… until she unwittingly summons the monster forth, learns the secret of his power, and discovers the link that connects her to him. But can she stop him before he kills again?"
-Audio Commentary with director Bill Condon
-THE CANDYMAN LEGACY - a new interview with Tony Tood (25 mins)
-DOWN MEMORY LANE - a new interview with Veronica Cartwright (12 mins)
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Synopsis: The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Directors: Bill Condon
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Clive Barker, Rand Ravich, Mark Kruger
Producers: Clive Barker, Tim Clawson, Gregg Fienberg, Anna C. Miller, Sigurjon Sighvatsson
Musicians: Philip Glass
Editors: Virginia Katz
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