When you concentrate on the ’80s horror franchise heavy hitters, your mind instinctively goes for A Nightmare on Elm Avenue, Friday the 13th, or Halloween. However we have lengthy argued over right here that pound for pound, and entry for entry, the Kid’s Play franchise deserves to face alongside these titans of horror film tradition, and that Chucky, the extraordinarily disturbing doll possessed by the spirit of serial killer Charles Lee Ray, is as worthy of your stabs as Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, or Michael Myers.
ANYWAY, recognized for some time that Syfy has been engaged on a Chucky TV collection set within the universe of the unique movies not that current reboot. However the community has gone a step ahead and ordered Chucky straight to collection. They’ve additionally revealed some particulars in regards to the premise of the present, and it seems like we will study extra about Chucky’s historical past than we ever knew we needed.
Here is the official synopsis, courtesy of Syfy:
“After a classic Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American city is thrown into chaos as a collection of horrifying murders start to show the city’s hypocrisies and secrets and techniques. In the meantime, the arrival of enemies — and allies — from Chucky’s previous threatens to show the reality behind the killings, in addition to the demon doll’s untold origins as a seemingly peculiar little one who someway grew to become this infamous monster.”
Don Mancini (the steward of a lot of Chucky’s destiny by the years) will government produce alongside David Kirschner (who produced the unique movies), Nick Antosca (The Act, Channel Zero), and Harley Peyton (Twin Peaks, Channel Zero). Mancini will serve a showrunner and can direct the primary episode.
“The character Don and David created has terrified audiences for over 30 years. The longevity and legacy of Chucky speaks to the artistic storytelling and the loyal followers the movie collection has collected over time,” mentioned Chris McCumber, President, Leisure Networks – USA & SYFY in an announcement. “We’re excited to as soon as once more associate with Nick and UCP on this new SYFY collection, and are extremely proud to carry Chucky to tv for the primary time with the unique creators.”
There is no phrase but on when to count on the Chucky TV collection, however we determine the earliest (and most acceptable) time could be in October. We’ll replace this with extra data because it turns into accessible.
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