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Exclusive clip: Trick-or-treating for “BAD CANDY”

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | Exclusives, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Halloween comes early in the anthology fright film.

Dread releases BAD CANDY in select theaters this Friday, September 10, then on VOD platforms September 14 and Blu-ray October 12. Written and directed by Scott B. Hansen and Desiree Connell, it stars Zach Galligan (GREMLINS), Derek Russo and Corey Taylor. The synopsis: “On Halloween night in New Salem, Radio DJs Chilly Billy [Taylor] and Paul [Galligan] tell a twisted anthology of terrifying local myths. Residents of the small-town experience horrifying paranormal encounters that lead them to a grim end.”

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.