‘Chucky’ Creator Gives Fans Sneak Peek Into TV Series

The doll is back. Heaven help us all.

Don Mancini–screenwriter of the iconic Child’s Play film franchise–took to social media this week to tease fans with short snippets of what they can expect from the upcoming Chucky TV series he created for the USA and Syfy networks, as reported by comingsoon.net.

One of the clips–seen on this page–teases the return of Child’s Play veterans Brad Dourif and Jennifer Tilly as they reprise their voice roles of Chucky and Tiffany Valentine. The second teaser offers a behind-the-scenes look at the series’ production and a glimpse at a new character (played by Zackary Arthur).

The new series–being shot now in Canada for its debut this fall–is set in an American town plagued by a series of terrifying murders that come on the heels of a vintage Chucky doll turning up at a suburban yard sale. A coincidence, no doubt.

Also featured in the series are Fiona Dourif, Devon Sawa, Lexa Doig, Barbara Alyn Woods, Teo Briones, Bjorgvin Arnarson, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Alex Vincent and Christine Elise McCarthy.

Child’s Play–written by Mancini and directed by Tom Holland–birthed six sequels, a 2019 reboot, comic books, a video game and tons of related merchandise. The franchise also took a nice bite out of the global box office, earning more than $182 million.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the latest on the Chucky TV series airing on USA and Syfy.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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