Forget children’s play reboot, the real Chucky is back with a first look at the horror icon’s return in the new SyFy series, Chucky, from franchise producer Don Mancini. The new series will premiere on October 12 on both SyFY and USA, and it sees the return of many children’s play Acquaintance led by Brad Doriff as the voice of Chucky and Jennifer Tilly as Tiffany.
The new series details, “An idyllic American town is thrown into chaos after the arrival of an old ‘Good Guy’ doll at a suburban yard sale. Soon, everyone must deal with a series of horrific murders that haunt the city.” Deep hypocrisy and hidden secrets begin to be uncovered. Meanwhile, Chucky’s past friends and foes return to his world and threaten to uncover the truth behind his mysterious origins as an ordinary child. who somehow became this infamous monster.”
talking to Entertainment WeeklyProducer Mancini said, “The main character is a 14-year-old gay boy who is fed up and lost after the recent death of his mother. he is a young artist [making] Sculptures with doll parts. He finds and buys Chucky at a yard sale, but it turns out that he gets more than he bargained for. one thing i wanted to do was bring [the franchise] Go Back to Your Child’s Play Routes and Have Heroes [be] Kids but since, with the first two films, we already had little kids, I wanted to do something different, so this time we’re looking for young teenagers.”
Along with newcomers like Devon Sawa and Lexa Doig, other returning Child’s Play fan favorites include Alex Vincent, Christine Ellis, and Fiona Doriff. The new series features a number of homages and purposeful callbacks to the franchise’s films, with Chucky dolls created directly from dolls seen. Kids Games 2.
Mancini says, “One of the things we take pride in, and I think makes our franchise singular, is that we’ve created a relatively consistent and consistent over the course of 33 years and seven films and now eight episodes of television. The story is made up.” “I think that’s one of the things that our fans love about the Chucky franchise. I ended up intentionally Chunky’s Creed Major cliffhangers, on a series of cliffhangers, because I knew a TV series would be the ideal place to delve into the effects. So we start the series introducing our new story, our new environment, and then we start bringing experienced characters into the story, and it all comes together for one big show.”
He continued, “Over the years, I’ve heard that the consensus fan favorite among all the movies is Child’s Play 2. I think that’s part of the reason for how Chucky looked in that film and the late director John Lafia, who did the film. Shot Chucky, passed away last year. Our goal with the series was to bring Chucky’s look back to exactly that. Tony Gardner and Peter Chevako (the special effects artist responsible for creating the show’s puppets) did a great job I think the fans are really going to love it.”
Mancini expects the series to be a fresh start for Demonic Dolls, and would love to have more seasons and movies to take the franchise to multiple platforms. “We have plans to do so, whether in lieu of, or in conjunction with, additional seasons of the series.” [them], potentially,” he said. “We’re building a wider Chucky universe with TV series that can now spread across different media.” The poster comes exclusively from Entertainment Weekly.