'Child's Play' to get a reboot
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July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018 7:11 PM EDT
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Norwegian filmmaker Lars Klevberg is directing a remake of classic horror movie Child’s Play.
The cult 1980s film centred on a toy doll, named Chucky, that is possessed by a serial killer.
It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith are producing the remake, which will begin production in September in Vancouver. Tyler Burton Smith has written the script.
Child’s Play was released in 1988 and starred Catherine Hicks and Alex Vincent as a mother and son terrorized by Chucky. The film spawned six sequels with the most recent, Cult of Chucky, released in 2017. There were also two short films, titled Chucky’s Vacation Slides and Chucky Invades, while Child’s Play: The TV Series is in development.