Shortly before production began, Artisan discovered that Sony, who distributed the first film in the US, had legal right to any sequel. Someone in the legal department had not checked, but luckily for them, Sony passed on any involvement and the film was free to go on.

Tony Todd revealed on February 23, 2008 at Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors convention in Chicago, that he did not care for this movie.

The first "Candyman" film to go straight to DVD in the US, UK and AU.

Set roughly 25 years after the events in Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995).

First film in the Candyman series to not have any involvement from Polygram.

Jsu Garcia's second slasher film after A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).

The third film in the candyman trilogy.