Pancho Moler in CANDY CORN

We are thrilled to show horror fans the first look photos for the upcoming horror film, CANDY CORN, which will be having a special advanced screening at Horror Hound Film Festival on March 15, 2019!

It’s the eve of Halloween in Grove Hill, Ohio. A traveling carnival is in town for the weekend and local outcast, Jacob Atkins, has been hired as one of the freaks in the event’s main attraction, “Dr. Death’s Side Show Spook House Spectacular”. Meanwhile, a group of local bullies are planning their annual public hazing of Jacob, but this year things go too far.

Courtney Gains in CANDY CORN

Horror film icons, Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn, The Burbs), PJ Soles (John Carpenter’s Halloween, Carrie), Tony Todd (Candyman, The Crow, Final Destination), and newcomer Pancho Moler (Rob Zombie’s 31, From Hell, American Horror Story), join the previously announced cast: Sky Elobar, Caleb Thomas, Madison Russ, Cy Creamer, Jimothy Beckholt, Nate Chaney, Patrick Ryan, Justin Mabry, Matt O’Neill, and Jaime Gallagher to round-out the full cast announcement of CANDY CORN.

The suspense thriller, CANDY CORN, is written, directed, and produced by auteur filmmaker Josh Hasty (Director of In Hell Everybody Loves Popcorn and the acclaimed feature-length documentary on the making of Rob Zombie’s 31.

PJ Soles in CANDY CORN

The film is produced by Courtney Gains alongside Matt O’Neill and Executive Produced by Tony Todd, James Claeys (of Local Boogeyman Productions), Justin Mabry (of Trick or Treat Studios), Lindsey Kowalski, Ben Scrivens (of Fright Rags), Johnny Cooper, Nick Ford, and Brandon Cooper. CANDY CORN is the first production financed by Local Boogeyman Productions.

Comprising the Make-Up Effects team includes Justin Mabry (sculptor of the Michael Myers mask in 2018’s Halloween & Co-Owner of Trick or Treat Studios), Chris Gallaher (Vice, Fear the Walking Dead, Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Passion of the Christ) and Erik Porn (Pineapple Express, Scream Queens, American Horror Story). Additional accredited effects team includes: Russ Lukich (Hellboy 1 & 2, Jurassic Park III, Blade: Trinity) and Emmy nominee, Dave Hartman (Transformers: Prime, Bubba Ho-Tep, Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny). Costume Designer, Cody Varona (Costume/Stage wardrobe design to Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie and Guns ‘n’ Roses) also joins the team.

Tony Todd in CANDY CORN
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Shannon McGrew

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Shannon is the Founder of Nightmarish Conjurings and a lover of all things horror and haunt related. When she's not obsessively collecting all things "Trick 'R Treat" related, or trying to convince everyone that "Hereditary" is one of the greatest horror films ever made, you can find her designing interiors for commercial restaurants. An avid haunt fan, Shannon spends the entire year visiting haunts and immersive experiences throughout the Southern California area and hopes to one day design her own haunted attraction.
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