This Famous Actor Was the First Choice, Not Tony Todd

Tony Todd didn’t disappear after the 1992 candy man. But some horror fans almost forgot about him. The original candy man underperformed at the box office but later became a cult classic. Now that he’s back, say Candyman’s name five times and fall hook, line, and sinker to his wrath.

Many horror enthusiasts might already know that Todd wasn’t the first choice to play Candyman. But some modern viewers don’t know who the other choice was.