Tony Todd And PJ Soles Sink Their Teeth Into ‘Candy Corn’

January 22, 2019

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Four horror icons,  Tony Todd (Candyman, Final Destination franchise), P.J. Soles (Halloween, Carrie), Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn), and Pancho Moler (Rob Zombie’s 31) are ready to sink their teeth into Candy Corn, writer-director Josh Hasty‘s upcoming horror film. Hasty is also behind the documentary In Hell Everybody Loves Popcorn: The Making of 31.
In the film, “the annual hazing of a local “freak” goes too far. A traveling carnie discovers the attack and takes matters into his own hands.”
Sky Elobar, Caleb Thomas, Madison Russ, Cy Creamer, Jimothy Beckholt, Nate Chaney, Patrick Ryan, Justin Mabry, Matt O’Neill, and Jaime Gallagher are also set to star.
The effects team features some seriously talented artists including Justin Mabry ( Halloween (2018)) who is the Co-Owner of Trick or Treat Studios, Erik Porn (Pineapple Express, “Scream Queens,” “American Horror Story”), Chris Gallaher (Vice, “Fear the Walking Dead”),  Russ Lukich (Hellboy 1 & 2, Jurassic Park III, Blade: Trinity), and Emmy nominee Dave Hartman (Bubba Ho-Tep, Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny).  Cody Varona, the wardrobe designer to Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, has also boarded the team.
Courtney Gains is producing along with Matt O’Neill. Tony Todd, James Claeys, Trick of Treat Studios’ Justin Mabry, Fright Rags’ Ben Scrivens, Lindsey Kowalski, Brandon Cooper, and Nick Ford are serving as executive producers. The film is the first to be financed under the banner of Local Boogeyman Productions.

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