Hollywood, CA – Jordan Peele, who is rocking the black-horror film crown is bringing a reimagined version of the cult-classic Candyman to life, and according to a report by Variety, it’s set to star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II who — among other roles — played Cadillac in Netflix’s The Get Down.

Most recently seen in the role of Black Manta in DC’s Aquaman, Abdul-Mateen will take on the role of the vengeful hook-wielding title-character, originally portrayed by Tony Todd in 1992. The film is going to take place in its original Chicago location, albeit a newly gentrified setting rather than the Cabrini-Green housing projects in the original.

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In an interview with SYFY in December, 2018, the OG Candyman said he had mixed feelings about the reboot, but did say “Even if they make it without me, which I doubt, the attention the new movie will create will lead folks back to the original [film] because people like to see the source material.”

The film is set to release in theatres on June 12, 2020. Abdul-Mateen is also starring in Peele’s Us, which opens in theaters this March.