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Someone recently must have looked into a mirror and recited Candyman’s name five times because the infamous Black slasher is making his way back to Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood in 2020.

MGM is partnering with Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions crew to produce a “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 urban legend, “Candyman.” In case you need a reminder, Peele is the writer-director of the Oscar-winning 2017 blockbuster, “Get Out.”

However, things are much different since the last time Candyman came to the hood. For starters, the Cabrini-Green housing projects, its Black residents, and its gangs are all gone – replaced by gentrifying white folks, their luxury homes, and a low-key beautiful Target on North Larrabee and Division streets.

But, that’s what makes a Peele re-imagining of “Candyman” so intriguing, especially if you enjoyed the ingenious way he turned being Black in America into a heart-racing thriller in “Get Out.”

The new “Candyman” is being directed by a Black woman, Nia DaCosta. She directed 2018’s “Little Woods,” a modern western starring Tessa Thompson.

Production for the new “Candyman” is scheduled to begin in spring 2019.

“We cannot wait for the world to see what the mind blowing combination of Jordan, Win [Rosenfield], and Nia bring to the legend of ‘Candyman,’” said MGM president Jonathan Glickman.