Chucky Creator Don Mancini is Really Unhappy About the ‘Child’s Play’ Remake

/Film | 12/5/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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No one seems to be happy about the Child’s Play remake MGM is in the process of making – especially Don Mancini, the writer and director who has been involved with every Chucky movie in the past. Mancini has vaguely voiced his displeasure with the remake here and there, but now, the filmmaker is opening up about his feelings regarding the remake, and revealing why he declined to accept an executive producer credit on the project.

We here at /Film haven’t been shy about our distaste for the Child’s Play remake. While the film has some talented people involved – like Aubrey Plaza and Brian Tyree Henry – there’s literally no good reason to remake Child’s Play. But MGM is doing it anyway, and there’s nothing we can do about it but wait and see how it turns out. Don Mancini, the writer-director involved with every Child’s Play movie except the remake, was hesitant to talk about the remake, but he also made it clear he wasn’t happy with what was going on. When the first official look at the new Chucky (or Buddi, as he might be called) popped-up, Mancini posted the following on Twitter.

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Now, Mancini is going into more detail about his unhappiness with the project. Appearing on the Post Mortem Podcast, Mancini said that MGM – who own the rights to the first film, and can do anything they want with it – asked if he and fellow Child’s Play franchise...
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