‘Child’s Play’ Trailer: Chucky Is Updated For The 21st Century & Still Terrifying

The Playlist | 4/18/2019 | Jake Naturman
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The “Child’s Play” franchise holds a weird spot in pop culture history; its main character, Chucky, is considered to be a slasher icon on par with Jason Voorhees from “Friday the Thirteenth,” Freddy Krueger from “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and Michael Myers from “Halloween,” but the brand surrounding the character has ultimately been far more influential than the films themselves (most people probably couldn’t tell you that the original name of the 1988 film is “Child’s Play”).

That’s why it’s a smart move that director Lars Klevberg, of the film “Polaroid,” and writer Tyler Burton Smith have decided to update Chucky for their upcoming reboot of the killer toy franchise, still titled “Child’s Play,” breathing new life into the iconically murderous doll who is sure to be to give a whole new generation nightmares for years to come.

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