OK Chucky fans, lets ignore the remake and remember that the movie timeline that started way back in 1988 is still going strong and that Don Mancini, who has written every film in the Child’s Play franchise is now set to bring back our favourite Good Guy Doll with a brand new TV Show that is set to air on USA Network and Syfy this October 12th.
And yes, a trailer has been released to get us all excited. Here is what Mancini had to say about the upcoming film!
main character is a 14-year-old gay boy who’s bullied and sort of lost after the recent death of his mother. He’s a young artist [making] sculptures with doll parts. He finds Chucky at a yard sale and buys him, but it turns out that he gets much more than he bargained for.
Over the years, I’ve heard that the consensus fan favourite among all the movies is Child’s Play 2. I think one of the reasons for that is how Chucky looked in that movie and how the late director John Lafia, who passed away last year, shot Chucky. Our goal with the series was to bring Chucky’s look precisely back to that. Tony Gardner and Peter Chevako (special effects artists responsible for creating the show’s puppets) have done a great job. I think fans are really going to love that.
We have plans to (make more movies), whether in lieu of additional seasons of the series, or in tandem with (them), potentially. We’re creating a broader Chucky universe with the TV series that now could span over different media.”
Here is the much anticipated trailer: