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'Child's Play' Creator Don Mancini Bringing Chucky To TV


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Don Mancini doesn't think seven feature films are enough, and is set to bring his 'Child's Play' horror icon, Chucky the murderous doll, to television screens in an eight-part horror series. The announcement comes after the critically-acclaimed 'Cult of Chucky' was released last year, impressing the loyal fanbase which have stuck with the series ever since its initial conception.

Don Mancini poses with the creepy Chucky dollDon Mancini poses with the creepy Chucky doll

Mancini will reunite with franchise producer David Kirschner for the show and promises that it will be one of the scariest experiences 'Child's Play' fans will ever go through. The exact plot and characters that we're set to see other than Chucky isn't something that's yet been revealed, but we imagine there are plenty of surprises, twists and turns in store. 

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Chucky Returns To Curse Us Once Again In 'Curse Of Chucky' [Trailer]


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Holy cow! The trailer's been released for the new Chucky film, Curse of Chucky, and the little fuzzy-haired doll is just as freaky as ever and back to haunt us. We secretly watched it as kids and it gave us lifelong nightmares, now the murderous ginger doll is set to slash his way through our screens once more in the upcoming movie.

Bride of Chucky
Last Time We Saw Chucky Was In 2004's Seed Of Chucky.

Director Don Mancini, who directed 2004's Seed of Chucky, will also return to helm the next instalment of the horror franchise. Chucky arrives one dark and stormy night and, little do the recipient family know, he will be the most murderous delivery ever signed for. The family are already gearing up for a funeral but vengeful Chucky wants more in their graves and starts picking off family members in his usual jump-scare style. Once Nica (Fiona Dourif) begins to suspect the doll may be behind the spate of murders it's too late to act as the red-haired doll has more mayhem in store and will not stop until he has exacted his revenge, according to IMDb.

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Bride Of Chucky Review


OK
Child's Play spoofs itself with this very tongue-in-cheek installment of the "Chucky" series. Standing out in more ways than one (ahem) is Jennifer Tilly as Chucky's love interest -- first as the human that brings him back from the dead, then as the doll that Chucky forces her soul into. Plenty of "witty" repartee among the cast, with none of the guilt that you're watching a serious attempt at making a horror flick.

Seed Of Chucky Review


Very Good
Just when you thought puppets couldn't kill and screw any more than they did in Team America: World Police, along comes Seed of Chucky, the fifth film in the Child's Play series. Giving the South Park creators an inch-long wooden bird by stealing the market for weird puppet comedies, Seed of Chucky steals the show as the new king of all puppet comedies and leaves no envelope unpushed, no bad joke avoided, and no pop star alive.

The classic campfest that is Seed of Chucky begins as any movie with "Seed of" in the title should... by having one of the weirdest credit sequences featuring doll sperm flying into an egg and watching a small doll gestate, complete with umbilical cord and "Made in Japan" stamp.

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Seed Of Chucky Review


Very Good
Just when you thought puppets couldn't kill and screw any more than they did in Team America: World Police, along comes Seed of Chucky, the fifth film in the Child's Play series. Giving the South Park creators an inch-long wooden bird by stealing the market for weird puppet comedies, Seed of Chucky steals the show as the new king of all puppet comedies and leaves no envelope unpushed, no bad joke avoided, and no pop star alive.

The classic campfest that is Seed of Chucky begins as any movie with "Seed of" in the title should... by having one of the weirdest credit sequences featuring doll sperm flying into an egg and watching a small doll gestate, complete with umbilical cord and "Made in Japan" stamp.

Continue reading: Seed Of Chucky Review

Bride Of Chucky Review


OK
Child's Play spoofs itself with this very tongue-in-cheek installment of the "Chucky" series. Standing out in more ways than one (ahem) is Jennifer Tilly as Chucky's love interest -- first as the human that brings him back from the dead, then as the doll that Chucky forces her soul into. Plenty of "witty" repartee among the cast, with none of the guilt that you're watching a serious attempt at making a horror flick.

Child's Play Review


Very Good
Unabashedly, this is a bad horror film. But it succeeds in its badness, and it's actually quite watchable, and funny. Stolen wholesale from an episode of The Twilight Zone, Child's Play spawned a franchise that, 10 years later, is still going strong. Oy.
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