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Exclusive clip: Tony Todd confronts Dr. Death in “CANDY CORN”

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | Exclusive, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Looking for a pre-Halloween treat? CANDY CORN is coming next week, and we’ve got an exclusive preview featuring one of the horror veterans in the cast.

Tony Todd as Bishop Gate appears opposite Pancho Moler as Dr. Death in this clip from CANDY CORN, which Epic Pictures releases next Tuesday, September 17 on VOD and Blu-ray as part of its Dread line. The cast also includes Courtney Gains (CHILDREN OF THE CORN), P.J. Soles (HALLOWEEN), Sky Elobar (THE GREASY STRANGLER), Caleb Thomas, Jaime Gallagher, Madison Russ, Matt O’Neill, Justin Mabry and Nate Chaney; Josh Hasty wrote and directed, and the makeup effects team includes Mabry, Chris Gallaher and Erik Porn. The synopsis: “It’s Halloween weekend and a group of bullies are planning their annual hazing on local outcast, Jacob Atkins [Chaney]. When they take things too far, he’s resurrected to seek revenge against those that wronged him.”

The Blu-ray extras are:

  • Audio commentary by writer/director Josh Hasty
  • “One Piece at a Time—The Making of Josh Hasty’s CANDY CORN”
  • “In the Director’s Chair”: Interview with writer/director Josh Hasty
  • Crowdfunding scene
  • CANDY CORN trailers (30 and 90 seconds)

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.