"Candyman" - Based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker. The Candyman (Tony Todd), a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student (Virginia Madsen) researching the monster's myth. Info and image credit: IMDb.
Tony Todd, Actor: Also a big yet friendly actor, Todd made his debut in Hollywood in the 1986 film, :Sleepwalk." He played in many films, including "Lean on Me" and the horrors "Night of the Living Dead" and Final Destination" as well as "Final Destination 2," but his most well-known part was that of the Candyman. Won a Festival Prize for "Turntable" and was nominated for a Chainsaw Award for "Candyman." Cast as a murderer for his portrayal of the Candyman.