Caroline enters the scene, and is restrained as her father taunts Daniel (over how he now looks) with her mirror to which Daniel gasps the words "Candy Man" before dying. , Tony Todd on his original outline for a backstory for his character. After the Candyman vanished with Anthony, Helen found a mural of the Candyman alongside a woman (Presumably the lover that he fathered a child with) who happened to bear a striking resemblance to her with the message that was called "It was always you, Helen." With Anthony's painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini Green old-timer exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind the Candyman.
If Beale Street Could Talk actress Teyonah Parris was cast opposite in playing Abdul-Mateen's character Anthony's girlfriend.
Anne-Marie, whose Rottweiler has been decapitated and whose baby is also missing, attacks Helen and she is forced to defend herself from Anne-Marie using a meat cleaver. Skeptical about the legend, Helen and Bernadette repeat the Candyman's name to Helen's bathroom mirror, but nothing happens. Helen, now writing a thesis on how the residents of Cabrini-Green use the Candyman legend to cope with hardship, visits the scene of Ruthie Jean's murder there, and meets Anne-Marie McCoy and her infant son Anthony.  The name of Granville was never used in the first film, leaving the character still nameless; the name that was ultimately designated for him in the sequel would be Daniel Robitaille.  The same Blu-ray version was made available in the United Kingdom on October 10, 2011.
Helen and her colleague Bernadette Walsh look into the case and learn about another twenty-five murders like that of Ruthie Jean's. In the film series he is portrayed as the vengeful ghost of an African-American man who was brutally lynched for a forbidden interracial love affair in the 19th century, and will haunt and kill anyone who calls the name of Candyman before a mirror five times in a row, but sometimes also targets those who openly deny the urban legend of his continued existence as a ghost. The mob cut off his right hand with a rusty saw and smeared him with honey stolen from an apiary, attracting bees that stung him to death.
 The set contains DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 for its original English track as well as standard DTS 2.0 surround for its additional French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish tracks with multiple subtitle options including English SDH and no special features. Two stand-alone sequels comprising a single storyline were released in 1995 and 1999 respectively: Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh and Candyman: Day of the Dead.
Candyman is a 1992 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose and starring Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons and Vanessa Williams.
Rose expressed interest in Barker's story "The Forbidden", and Barker agreed to license the rights.
Helen and colleague Bernadette Walsh investigate and discover there were 25 similar murders.
Aaron L. Gilbert - Executive Producer Trevor arrives home and after it appears that Helen has murdered Bernadette and their daughter is missing like baby Anthony, Helen is sedated and is placed in a psychiatric hospital pending trial. Caroline, Claire and kids to explores the building and finds David and Michael both alive but injured. Why shouldn't a black actor play Freddy Krueger or Hannibal Lecter? When Professor Philip Purcell is murdered in a bathroom by Candyman after presenting the legend to his class and calling him forth, Annie's brother is accused of the murder (since his furious public confrontation of Purcell over the subject) and one of her students starts to see the Candyman.