After Successfully Remaking Stephen King’s ‘It,’ Producers Plan to Resurrect Chucky for ‘Child’s Play’ Reboot — Report

IndieWire | 7/4/2018 | Staff
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Chucky is eyeing a return to the big screen in a major way thanks to an upcoming “Child’s Play” reboot, Collider reports. MGM is reportedly developing a new “Child’s Play” film with help from producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith. The two men were behind last year’s horror sensation “It” and are production the follow-up “It: Chapter Two,” which is now in production. “Polaroid” director Lars Klevberg is helming the “Child’s Play” reboot from a script by “Kung Fury” writer Tyler Burton Smith.

According to Collider, the plan for the “Child’s Play” remake is to set the film in modern day and focus on characters who are teenagers, similar to “Stranger Things” and the Losers’ Club in the “It” franchise. It’s unclear whether or not the villainous doll will be the red-headed Chucky or a different one, although Collider says Chucky is probably the choice producers...
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