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'Child's Play' Reboot Director Considers the "Greek Tragedy" of Chucky

“Child’s Play” Review: Chucky Gets an Upgrade, and it Works

Walking into the new reboot of Child’s Play, one would be forgiven for expecting the worst. More than most franchises, this one has stayed relatively healthy over the years, surviving by reinventing itself and finding success on the straight to disc/streaming side of things. When the reboot was announced, it was a surprise, especially since […]

Don Mancini’s ‘Chucky’ Heads to SYFY for TV Series Development

The War of two Chucky projects seems to be heating up, as SYFY has just picked up the development rights for a television series based on the murderous doll from franchise creator Don Mancini, who has been actively developing a series for some time. This comes during a year when MGM, who hold the film rights, […]

Aubrey Plaza In Talks for Child’s Play Reboot for MGM

We literally said out loud, “But is this the good Child’s Play thing, with Don Mancini?” when prepping to write about this.  Because, as you may know, there is another reboot of Child’s Play currently in development on the film side, one which “Chucky Daddy” Mancini (co-writer) is NOT a part of. This project sounds like the one MGM […]

Don Mancini Thanks Fans for Child’s Play TV Series Support

Don Mancini, co-writer of the first Child’s Play movie, wanted to make sure he thanked fans for their support in the strange case of warring Chucky projects. The filmmaker posted on his Twitter account earlier this month, thanking fans for their support and urging them to read this op-ed from The Hollywood Reporter: Fans & Friends, […]

Chucky Returns In First Cult Of Chucky Teaser Trailer

Killer doll Chucky is returning to cinemas this fall in the seventh installment of the horror franchise, written and directed by original Child’s Play writer Don Mancini, who has written all six films and directed the last two, Cult of Chucky stars Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Alex Vincent. The movie picks up […]


NYCC: 25 Years Of Chucky

From BC Correspondent Ian Jane via the liveblog: 25 years of Chucky at NYCC 2013. In honor of a quarter century of horror and to celebrate the release of the latest entry in the Child’s Pay saga Curse Of Chucky, director Don Mancini joined cast members Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Danielle Bisutti and Jennifer Tilly […]








Official Blurbs For New Evil Dead, Carrie And Curse Of Chucky

For the sake of official updates, here are the recently released plot blurbs for three upcoming horror pictures – the done-over Evil Dead; the done-over Carrie; and the latest Child’s Play sequel, Curse of Chucky. All of which reminds me how happy I am that folks like, say, Jen and Sylvia Soska are making original […]