‘Child’s Play’ Remake Score Will Be Composed by Bear McCreary Using a ‘Toy Orchestra’

/Film | 4/10/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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The Child’s Play remake has found its composer. Bear McCreary, who has provided music for The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and more, will create the Child’s Play remake score, giving Mark Hamill‘s Chucky plenty of music to murder to. Orion Pictures announced McCreary as the composer today, and unveiled a teaser video featuring the artist revealing some of the music that will be used in the film. Check it out below.

Yep, that certainly sounds appropriate for Child’s Play. It’s reminiscent of the original Child’s Play theme composed by Joe Renzetti, without being a direct copy. You can hear Renzetti’s theme below.

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“Chucky haunted my dreams when I was a kid, ever since his devilish little face peered out at me from a torn VHS cover at my local video store. Now, thirty years later, I have a remarkable opportunity to contribute to his musical legacy,” said McCreary. “Inspired by the Chucky’s toy-store origins, I’ve assembled a ‘toy orchestra,’ of toy pianos, hurdy gurdies, accordions, plastic guitars, and otamatones, that will be featured prominently in the score. I hope that these creepy, unique tones will help terrify the next generation of Child’s Play fans!”

I’m a fan of McCreary’s work,...
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