Candyman slashed the domestic box office to take the no. 1 spot over the weekend with an impressive $22.4 million debut.
The Nia DaCosta film earned an additional $5.2 million internationally for a total worldwide opening of $27.6.Embed from Getty Images
Nia has made history as the first Black woman to direct a number one film.
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Candyman, which is produced by Jordan Peele, opened in 3,569 theaters and was projected to only bring in $15 million because of moviegoers’ concerns over the delta variant.
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