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‘Chucky’ TV Series Bringing Back Franchise Actors Alex Vincent and Christine Elise

Alex Vincent, who starred in Child’s Play and Child’s Play 2, and Christine Elise, who co-starred with Vincent in Child’s Play 2, are returning to the franchise for Chucky, the new TV series headed to SYFY and USA. They join returning franchise players Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Fiona Dourif for the series, which comes from Child’s Play co-creator Don Mancini. The series is set in a small town that’s thrown into chaos when a Chucky doll shows up at a yard sale. Chucky really is shaping...
Tags: Usa, Television, Movies, Casting, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Elise, Vincent, Andy, Kyle, Film to TV, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Fiona Dourif, Charles Lee Ray


Chucky Series Teaser Wants You to Reconnect With an Old Friend

Chucky series teaser wants you to reconnect with an old friend SYFY and USA Network have released a brand new teaser for Don Mancini’s upcoming Chucky series, warning viewers the iconic slasher toy is coming back for more terror. The video, which you can check out below, features a behind-the-scenes look at the process of making the titular killer doll as the series is set to use robotics to bring the iconic villain to life. RELATED: New Texas Chainsaw Massacre is ‘A Direct Sequel’ to the 19...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Bruce Campbell, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Tom Holland, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Nick Antosca, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures, Kirschner, Nica Pierce, David Kirschner


‘Chucky’ Teaser Resurrects Everyone’s Favorite Killer Doll for the Small Screen

Chucky, the TV series spun-off from the original Child’s Play franchise, is now in production. It’ll probably be a while before we get any sort of trailer for the show, but in the meantime, how about a fun little teaser that shows off the robotic inner workings of Chucky? Not only does this serve as a cute Chucky teaser, it also confirms that the show is going to feature a practical Chucky doll, just as the good lord intended. Chucky Teaser He’s. Coming. [email protected] presents #CHU...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Mancini, Film to TV, Brad Dourif, TV Trailer, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Childs-Play, Barbara Alyn Woods, Chucky An, Fiona Dourif Newcomers, Restless Lexa Doig Arrow


‘Chucky’ TV Series Begins Filming, Will Premiere in the Fall

At long last, the Chucky TV series has begun filming. The Child’s Play spin-off series was supposed to start shooting last year but COVID-19 got in the way. Now, Chucky co-creator Don Mancini has revealed that the SYFY series is finally in production – and that we’ll likely get to see it this fall. The series follows a suburban town plunged into chaos when a Good Guy doll turns up at a yard sale. Devon Sawa is part of the cast, as is original Chucky voice actor Brad Dourif. And on the heels pro...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Usa Network, Logan, Sawa, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Film to TV, Brad Dourif, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Lexa Doig


Don Mancini’s Chucky Series Officially Begins Production 

Don Mancini’s Chucky series officially begins production Creator Don Mancini took to Twitter to share a new teaser confirming that production on SYFY and USA Network’s long-in development Chucky series has finally begun after getting delayed last year due to the ongoing pandemic. In his post, Mancini also revealed that the project is targeting to make its debut this fall. The teaser, which you can check out below, also featured the episode title for the first episode which is written and dir...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Tom Holland, Alyvia Alyn Lind, ComingSoon, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif


‘Chucky’ TV Series Cast Includes ‘Final Destination’ Star Devon Sawa

Once upon a time, Chucky, the Child’s Play TV series, was going to arrive in 2020. That didn’t happen thanks to the pandemic, and the show hasn’t even begun filming yet. But production is expected to begin soon – and now we know more about the cast. It’s already been reported that original Chucky Brad Dourif would be lending his voice to the show, and that franchise player Jennifer Tilly would be involved as well. Now it’s been reported that Final Destination star Devon Sawa is part of the cast...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Horror, Syfy, Devon, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Rob Zombie, Jake, Logan, Hackensack, Arthur, Collider, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Briones, Film to TV


Chucky: Devon Sawa Joins Don Mancini’s Long-in-Development Series

Chucky: Devon Sawa Joins Don Mancini’s Long-in-Development Series As USA Network and SYFY continue to prepare for the start of the Chucky production, Collider brings word that the long-in-development project has finally found the first actors to fill up the main cast. Final Destination alum Devon Sawa has officially been tapped for a key role in Don Mancini’s upcoming Chucky series. Joining him are Zackary Arthur (Transparent), Teo Briones (Ratched), Bjorgvin Arnarson (PEN15), and Alyvia Alyn...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Aubrey Plaza, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Andy, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Sawa, Tom Holland, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Robert Englund


CS Soapbox: Franchises That Need to End Following Fast & Furious

CS Soapbox: Franchises that need to end following Fast & Furious “Overstaying its welcome.” It’s a phrase I’ve often heard when discussing television but very rarely in the film world, despite a number of franchises running far past their expiration date, and with the recent confirmation that Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious mainline series would be coming to an end after two more films, I think it’s high time we look at some of the many movie series out there, be they our favorites or most...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Matt Damon, Superman, Disney, Ford, Oscar, Hasbro, Toho, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chucky, Lebron James, Batman, Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, Bryce Dallas Howard


POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL RESULTS: Who is the greatest slasher icon? After a week and nearly 1500 votes, ComingSoon.net’s poll for who is the greatest horror slasher icon has closed and despite a roster chock-full of variety to choose from, there was one clear winner whose arrival is infamously paired with the Halloween season. Check out the results from the poll below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster? PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB....
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Candyman, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface


POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon?

POLL: Who is the Greatest Slasher Icon? Halloween season has finally arrived, and as we dive back into the wonderful world of horror ComingSoon.net is reflecting on the slasher genre! We’re asking our readers to vote on who they believe is the best of the bunch, with everyone from the wisecracking Freddy Krueger to the silent Michael Myers to the dancing Patrick Bateman and many more! Be sure to place your vote in our poll below, and let us know of any other favorites omitted from the poll i...
Tags: Movies, House, Mark Lewis, Chucky, Leigh Whannell, Alfred Hitchcock, Clive Barker, Rob Zombie, Valentine, Billy, John Carpenter, Tom, Freddy Krueger, Kevin Williamson, Leatherface, Patrick Bateman


Avengers & Game of Thrones Legend Diana Rigg Dies at Age 82

Avengers & Game of Thrones legend Diana Rigg dies at age 82 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net brings word (via Deadline) that legendary British actress Dame Diana Rigg has passed away at age 82, reportedly from cancer diagnosed in March. The BAFTA, Emmy and Tony Award-winner was best known for the 60’s spy series The Avengers, her role as a Bond Girl in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and her recent work as Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones. PB = PB ||...
Tags: Hbo, TV, London, Movies, Nbc, Africa, Vincent Price, Rebecca, Stephen Sondheim, Andy Serkis, Tracy, James Bond, Bruce Beresford, Obituary, Diana, Secret Service


‘Chucky’ TV Series Production Delayed Until Next Year

It appears that you can keep a Good Guy down. The Chucky TV series, spun-off from the Child’s Play film franchise, was supposed to start shooting soon. But, due to the coronavirus, the show has been pushed until 2021. The plan was to start film Chucky this fall in Toronto, but because of the current situation involving COVD-19, production has moved to next year. I don’t know about you, friends, but I’m getting a bit fed-up with this coronavirus. Someone tell this virus to pack its bags and t...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Syfy, Toronto, Chucky, Mancini, Film to TV, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Childs-Play, David Kirschner, COVD


Chucky Series: USA Network & Syfy Delays Production Start to 2021

Chucky Series: USA Network & Syfy delays production start to 2021 After over a month since the release of the first teaser for Don Mancini’s Chucky series, Deadline reports that USA Network and Syfy have decided to push back the production start of the long-in development adaptation due to the ongoing global pandemic. Originally scheduled to begin filming this fall, the upcoming Child’s Play series will reportedly start shooting in 2021, which is also the same year as its’ intended debut dat...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Tom Holland, Child's Play, Robert Englund, ComingSoon, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures


Channel Zero's Nick Antosca Looks Back at the Show That's Still Giving Us Excellent Nightmares

Inspired by the eerie, internet-spawned folklore known as Creepypasta, and formatted as compact six-episode seasons, each helmed by a single director, Syfy’s Channel Zero horror anthology offered a uniquely involving viewing experience. Though it was only on the air from 2016-2018, fans are still obsessed.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Horror, Syfy, Childs Play, Streaming, Chucky, Antlers, Nick Antosca, Channel Zero, Don Mancini, Creepypasta, Shudder


SDCC's 'Scary Good TV' Panel Offers Fascinating Insight Into the Minds Behind Today's Best Horror

Every year, some of San Diego Comic-Con’s panels have broader appeal, while others are a bit more specific. The Shudder-presented “Scary Good TV with Horror’s Top Showrunners” falls into that latter category, but horror fans (especially fans of Channel Zero, Locke & Key, and all things Chucky) won’t want to miss it.Read more...
Tags: Usa, Science, Horror, Amc, Syfy, Netflix, Childs Play, Streaming, Chucky, Hulu, SDCC, Greg Nicotero, Nick Antosca, San Diego Comic Con, Channel Zero, Don Mancini


Brad Dourif Returning for Chucky Series at USA Network & SYFY!

Brad Dourif returning for Chucky series at USA Network & SYFY! The original Child’s Play team is back together for the highly-anticipated series continuation of the horror franchise, Chucky, as Brad Dourif is officially returning to voice the titular slasher doll after portraying the role in seven of the eight films, according to Deadline. RELATED: Don Mancini Offers First Teaser For Chucky Series! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {};...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Tom Holland, Robert Englund, ComingSoon, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures, USA Network SYFY, David Kirschner, Kirschner Hocus Pocus, Nick Antoscia


‘Chucky’ Teaser: The ‘Child’s Play’ TV Series Arrives in 2021 on USA and SYFY

Chucky, the Child’s Play TV series coming from creator Don Mancini, has a new premiere date and not one but two different homes. A new teaser reveals that the show will be arriving next year, 2021, and it will be on both USA Networks and SYFY. As the official statement for the news reveals, “It’s an evil too great to play on just one network.” Check out the teaser below. Chucky Teaser Even though the Child’s Play franchise was given a reboot last year, the original series is still alive...
Tags: Usa, Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Usa Network, Mancini, Film to TV, Don Mancini, USA Networks, Childs-Play, Brad Dourif Jennifer Tilly


Don Mancini Offers First Teaser For Chucky Series!

Don Mancini offers first teaser for Chucky series! After offering some teaser details regarding the plot two months ago, Don Mancini (Child’s Play) has taken to Twitter to reveal the first teaser for Chucky, the highly-anticipated series continuation of his iconic horror franchise, as well as revealing a 2021 premiere and multi-network airing on SYFY and USA Network! The teaser can be viewed below! RELATED: Don Mancini Teases New Details on SYFY’s Chucky Series PB ...
Tags: Movies, Syfy, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Tom Holland, Robert Englund, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures, David Kirschner, Mancini Hannibal, Kirschner Hocus Pocus, Nick Antoscia, Don Mancini Child


17 free Comic-Con ‘At Home’ virtual panels, interviews and experiences

Although the San Diego Comic-Con has been officially canceled for 2020 due to the novel coronavirus, Comic-Con International is bringing some of the action to fans with [email protected], featuring a series of virtual panels, how-to demos and other events that are free and open to the general public. From July 22-26, there are hundreds of things to do virtually, and the wealth of choices is almost as overwhelming as the real-life event can be. However, Comic-Con International has created an interac...
Tags: Youtube, Amc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Warner Bros, Keanu Reeves, Comic-Con, Chris Hardwick, Bunny, Kevin Smith, Lombardi, Charlize Theron, Alex Winter, Lisa Simpson, Yvette Nicole Brown


CS Recommends: My Neighbor Totoro, Plus Books, Podcasts & More!

CS Recommends: My Neighbor Totoro, Plus Books, Podcasts & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including My Neighbor Totoro & more. Check out our picks below! RELATED: Watched at Home: Top 20 Streaming Films for Week of May 22 MAX EVRY’S RECOMMEND: Monsters Among Us Podcast Click here to listen! If you’re a fan of...
Tags: Japan, TV, Movies, Cdc, Horror, Abigail Breslin, Bill Clinton, Alfonso Cuarón, TV News, Harry Potter, Aubrey Plaza, Jk Rowling, God, Chucky, Rachel Weisz, Emma Watson


‘Chucky’ TV Series Will Blend the Horror of Original Film While Expanding the Ever-Changing ‘Child’s Play’ Saga

Child’s Play is a very fluid franchise, and that might be the key to its longevity. While other horror franchises have died off, Child’s Play is still going strong, even in the wake of an unnecessary remake. Don Mancini, who has been behind the series since the beginning, is now bringing the story of the killer Good Guy doll to TV with the Chucky TV series. The series remains shrouded in secrecy, but in a new interview, Mancini promises that the show will combine the more straightforward horror...
Tags: Film to TV, Horror, Syfy, Childs-Play, Chucky, Don Mancini


Don Mancini Teases New Details on SYFY’s Chucky Series

Don Mancini teases new details on SYFY’s Chucky series After nearly over four months since SYFY had officially given a series order to Don Mancini’s Chucky series, the original franchise creator has finally opened up about the forthcoming Child’s Play series. Speaking with Syfy Wire, Mancini has confirmed that the long-in development adaptation will indeed feature new characters and the return of some cast members from the previous films. “With this TV show, our mission has been to preserve ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Mancini, Tom Holland, Child's Play, David Arquette, Robert Englund, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Orion Pictures, David Kirschner


Sony's Marvel Universe May Have Found Someone to Helm Madame Web

It Follows’ David Robert Mitchell is taking on the superhero genre. Steven Soderbergh believes Bill & Ted Face the Music is the perfect movie for our current moment. Don Mancini teases Chucky’s goals in the Child’s Play TV show. Plus, a new look at Doom Patrol’s return, and what’s to come when Harley Quinn takes on…Read more...
Tags: Science, Agents Of Shield, Sony, Steven Soderbergh, Harley Quinn, Chucky, Clarice, David Robert Mitchell, Don Mancini, Antebellum, Doom Patrol, Artemis Fowl, Bill and Ted Face The Music, Bill Ted Face, The Order, Madame Web


‘Child’s Play’ Co-Screenwriter John Lafia Dies at 63

John Lafia, who co-wrote 1988 horror film “Child’s Play” and also co-wrote and directed “Child’s Play 2,” died by suicide on April 29 in Los Angeles. He was 63. Lafia collaborated with Tom Holland and Don Mancini on the horror movie screenplay, and was credited with coining the name “Chucky” and contributed the famous line, […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Obituaries, People News, Chucky, Tom Holland, Child's Play, Don Mancini, Lafia, John Lafia, The Blue Iguana


‘Chucky’ TV Series Will Bring Back Jennifer Tilly, So We Can All Relax Now

It’s been a rough few weeks, so how about some good news? Let’s all take a deep breath and bask in the knowledge that Jennifer Tilly is returning to the Child’s Play franchise for the Chucky TV series. Tilly played Chucky’s girlfriend Tiffany (and also a fictionalized version of herself) in the Child’s Play movies starting with 1998’s Bride of Chucky. The Chucky/Child’s Play franchise is a blast. While not every film in the series can be classified as good, I’d argue that all of them are wat...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Horror, Chucky, Mancini, Tiffany, Tilly, Film to TV, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Channel Zero, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Tiffany Chucky, Antosca


Jennifer Tilly Confirms Her Involvement in Syfy’s Chucky Series

Jennifer Tilly confirms her involvement in Syfy’s Chucky series It has been 2 years since Jennifer Tilly last appeared as Tiffany Valentine in 2017’s Cult of Chucky. Now the Oscar nominee has officially confirmed that she will be returning to Don Mancini’s long-running Child’s Play franchise in Syfy’s forthcoming horror series Chucky. Speaking with Page Six, Tilly revealed that production on the series is expected to begin this coming summer. “I’m so excited,” Tilly said. “Chucky is very nea...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Sarah Paulson, Mark Hamill, Mancini, Van Helsing, Tom Holland, Child's Play, Tilly, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly


Chucky Series Ordered at Syfy from Child Play’s Creator Don Mancini

Chucky series ordered at Syfy from Child Play’s creator Don Mancini After landing the rights to original franchise creator Don Mancini’s Child’s Play series last year, Syfy has finally given a straight-to-series order the long-in development horror series titled Chucky, centering on the iconic titular serial killer doll. On top of executive producing, Mancini, who had also written the original film franchise, is set to write the series adaptation and will serve as the showrunner and first ep...
Tags: Usa, TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, David, TV News, Chucky, Sarah Paulson, Mark Hamill, NICK, Don, Mancini, Van Helsing, Tom Holland, Child's Play


Syfy's Chucky Series Is Officially on the Way

Last year, we got news that, aside from the Child’s Play reboot, another updated take on the Chucky mythos might be on the way. And this weekend, at the Television Critics’ Association winter press tour, it was confirmed. Make room in your heart for more haunted puppet shenanigans, ‘cause Chucky’s back. Read more...
Tags: Science, Syfy, Childs Play, Nbcuniversal, Chucky, Don Mancini, Killer Dolls, Television Critics ' Association


The ‘Chucky’ TV Series Gets a Straight-to-Series Order at SyFy [TCA 2020]

Ahead of SyFy’s panels for the Television Critics Association, the cable channel announced the Chucky television series, based on the Child’s Play horror franchise, had been given a straight-to-series order. /Film has been following the Chucky TV series for a couple years, from creator Don Mancini’s comments after the last film Cult of Chucky, to executive producer Nick Antosca talking about the show last year at the TCAs. So it’s nice to see the series get a home. Cult of Chucky, the seventh...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Syfy, David, Sequels, Chucky, NICK, Television Critics Association, Don, Mancini, Tiffany, Nica, Nick Antosca, Brad Dourif, Chris McCumber


6 Hollywood Lessons Learned the Hard Way by Gay Horror Filmmakers

If you don’t believe representation in horror cinema matters, go watch Horror Noire: A History Of Black Horror . Despite countless walks of life stamping this vibrant earth with their signature footprints, movies – especially mainstream studio products – are largely populated by the same faces, genders, you name it. More importantly, when themes or characters step outside “normality,” creatives in charge generally aren’t living what they’re shooting. None of this is to suggest such situatio...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Interviews, Horror, Features, Chucky, Smith, Hulu, Carter, Mancini, Jesse, Freddy, Peele, Blumhouse, Jordan Peele, Don Mancini