It was solely a matter of time earlier than the saga of everybody’s favourite murderous animatronic doll received the remake remedy, and now the primary trailer for the re-imagined Little one’s Play has arrived, providing a tech-fueled spin on the story of pint-sized killer Chucky.
MGM and Orion Photos launched the Little one’s Play trailer on Friday, February eight. Set to Harry Nilsson’s well-liked 1969 tune Greatest Good friend, the preview introduces a brand new, high-tech model of the doll that may inevitably terrorize the movie’s human characters in more and more grotesque methods.
Directed by Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) from a script penned by Tyler Burton Smith and impressed by the unique movie, Little one’s Play stars Aubrey Plaza (Legion, Parks and Recreation) and Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), with Plaza portraying a mom who offers her son a brand new, A.I.-driven toy doll for his birthday. No stranger to horror roles, Lights Out actor Gabriel Bateman performs Andy Barclay, the child who discovers his new toy has gone dangerously haywire and is leaving a path of our bodies in its wake.
As an alternative of being possessed by the spirit of a serial killer, the brand new Chucky doll will reportedly be pushed by faulty programming that has made it not solely murderous, however able to studying past the constraints of different dolls.
The movie’s supporting solid additionally contains younger actors Beatrice Kitsos (The Exorcist) and Ty Consiglio (Surprise), in addition to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actress Carlease Burke.
The remake of Little one’s Play is produced by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith, the identical duo that produced 2018’s record-breaking horror movie It, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the identical identify and now the highest-grossing horror film of all time.
The primary Little one’s Play was launched in 1988 and went on to earn $44.2 million over the course of its theatrical run. Its success spawned 4 theatrical sequels, together with 1998’s Bride of Chucky, which pivoted the franchise towards extra humorous parts and featured a powerful solid that included John Ritter, Jennifer Tilly, and Katherine Heigl. Bride of Chucky ended up changing into the highest-grossing installment of the franchise, with $50.7 million worldwide. Brad Dourif famously (or maybe infamously) offered the voice of Chucky for the unique movie and every of its sequels.
Two extra sequels — 2013’s Curse of Chucky and 2017’s Cult of Chucky — had been launched as direct-to-video installments and pivoted again towards a extra easy horror tone.
Little one’s Play is scheduled to hit theaters June 21.