Chucky TV Series in Development at Syfy With Original ‘Child’s Play’ Writer

IndieWire | 1/29/2019 | Staff
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You can now add “TV” to the list of places that are no longer safe from the machinations of murderous dolls. Syfy announced on Tuesday that it is in development on a television adaptation of the long-running Chucky franchise, centered on a sentient children’s toy that becomes the vessel for the spirit of a serial killer.

Following the premiere of the character in the 1988 film “Child’s Play,” the redheaded Chucky has gone on to anchor an entire franchise, which boasts seven different films. Original writer Don Mancini has written every installment to date, and is set to become the creator on this new series. Mancini has also directed three of the films, beginning with “Seed of Chucky” in 2004 and continuing through the most recent installment, 2017’s “Cult of Chucky.”

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As part of the announcement, Mancini said,...
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