Candyman actors Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley and DeJuan Guy are joined by writer/director Bernard Rose in a virtual panel from Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2021 to discuss this classic horror movie, their careers and to answer fan questions.
Tony Todd is the The Candyman / Daniel Robitaille in Candyman but is also known for roles in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stargate SG-1, Jake and the Fatman, The Crow and the voice of Zoom in CW’s The Flash. Virginia Madsen played Helen Lyle in Candyman, but is also known for her roles in Dune, The Prophecy, Sideways, Swamp Thing, Elementary, Designated Survivor, American Gothic, Witches of East End and Hell on Wheels.
This panel is presented by Reveel Movies and moderated by Mike Gregorek.
Netflix has revealed an official trailer for a romantic comedy titled Operation Christmas Drop from Canadian TV director Martin Wood. While gathering evidence as a congressional aide to support closing a tropical U.S. Air Force base, a by-the-book congressional aide warms to its big-hearted captain. This stars Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig, Aaron Douglas, and Virginia Madsen. Here’s the official trailer for Martin Wood’s Operation Christmas Drop, from YouTube:
Chasing a promotion, congressional aide Erica Miller forgoes family Christmas to travel across the Pacific at her boss’s behest. Upon landing at a beachside Air Force base, she clashes with her guide, Captain Andrew Jantz, who knows her assignment is finding reasons to defund the facility. The pilot’s pet project Operation: Christmas Drop, a genuine, decades-old tradition where gifts and supplies are parachuted to residents of remote neighboring islands has lawmakers wondering if his unit has too much spare energy. Despite their initial opposing goals, Erica softens once she experiences the customs and communal spirit of Andrew’s adopted home.
Operation Christmas Drop is directed by Canadian TV filmmaker Martin Wood, director of the films Teenage Space Vampires and The Incredible Elephant previously, but mostly working in TV for years. The screenplay is written by Gregg Rossen and Brian Sawyer. Netflix releases Operation Christmas Drop streaming starting November 5th this fall.
Produced by James Wan, DC Universe’s short-lived “Swamp Thing” television series is coming to The CW this Halloween season, and the network has unleashed their own trailer. The one and only season of “Swamp Thing” will begin with a 90-minute premiere on Tuesday, October 6, and it’ll be available the next day on The CW’s official app. Crystal Reed, Jennifer Beals, Virginia Madsen, Ian Ziering, Will Patton, Andy Bean, Kevin Durand, Henderson Wade, Jeryl Prescott and Maria Sten star in the series. Swamp Thing himself is played by Derek Mears.
“Swamp Thing” centers on CDC researcher Abby Arcane. When she returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, she develops a surprising bond with scientist Alec Holland, only to have him tragically taken from her. But as powerful forces descend on Houma, intent on exploiting the swamp’s mysterious properties for their own purposes, Abby will discover that the swamp holds mystical secrets, both horrifying and wondrous and the potential love of her life may not be dead after all.
The series, based on the DC characters created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, is written by 2Ash vs. Evil Dead” writer Mark Verheiden and IT co-writer Gary Dauberman.