If you’re as big of a fan of Halloween themed horror films as we are around here, then you’ve no doubt been following the progress of the highly-anticipated horror film, CANDY CORN from Epic Pictures and Dread. The film has a high pedigree of artists both in front of the camera and behind such as stars P.J. Soles, Tony Todd, Courtney Gains, and director Josh Hasty and a whole creative team of FX artists including Justin Mabry, Chris Gallaher, and more. Check out the official trailer and poster for the film down on the inside.
From The Press Release
Epic Pictures and DREAD are thrilled to release the brand new poster and trailer for Josh Hasty’s feature film, CANDY CORN, releasing on VOD and Blu-ray on September 17th!
It’s Halloween weekend and a group of bullies are planning their annual hazing on local outcast, Jacob Atkins. When they take things too far, he’s resurrected to seek revenge against those that wronged him.
CANDY CORN is written & directed by Josh Hasty (In Hell Everybody Loves Popcorn), starring P.J. Soles (Halloween), Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn), Tony Todd (Candyman), Pancho Moler (3 from Hell), Sky Elobar (The Greasy Strangler), Caleb Thomas (The Terror of Hallow’s Eve), Lovlee Carroll (Anabolic Life), Matt O’Neill (Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper), and introducing Nate Chaney.
Produced by Josh Hasty, Courtney Gains and Matt O’Neill alongside executive producers Tony Todd, James Claeys (Local Boogeyman Productions) Justin Mabry (Trick or Treat Studios), Lindsey Kowalski, Benjamin Scrivens (Fright Rags), and Johnny Cooper. CANDY CORN is the first production financed by Local Boogeyman Productions.
The award-winning SFX make-up team includes Justin Mabry (sculptor of the Michael Myers mask in the 2018 Halloween & co-owner of Trick or Treat Studios), Chris Gallaher (Vice, Fear the Walking Dead) and Erik Porn (Scream Queens, American Horror Story). Additional accredited effects team includes Russ Lukich (Hellboy 1&2, Jurassic Park III) and Emmy nominee, Dave Hartman (Transformers: Prime, Bubba Ho-Tep) with costume design by Cody Varona (wardrobe designer to stars, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie and Guns ‘n’ Roses).
About Epic Pictures
Established in 2007, Epic Pictures Group has grown to become one of the most creative and dynamic independent studios. Focusing on filmmaker-driven projects. Epic often helps shape them from script to launch via its domestic distribution division, Epic Pictures Releasing. Epic Pictures Group seeks out relationships with exceptional producers and talent in order to secure A-level, high-quality projects. Epic Pictures Group actively develops a full range of new relationships and strategic alliances with financiers, independent production companies, producers and studios both domestically and in Europe and Asia. Epic Pictures recently acquired Dreadcentral.com and now features horror titles through DREAD.”
Watch the trailer here: