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Why Chucky Chose To Target Hackensack, New Jersey

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Chucky season 1, episode 1.Chucky episode 1 saw the iconic villain unleash his unique brand of horror upon Hackensack, New Jersey — here's why he chose that town and how it ties to his origin. Since Don Mancini created him in 1988, the Brad Dourif voiced Chucky has rampaged through a variety of locations. In his human form, the serial killer was dubbed the Lakeshore Strangler and terrorized Chicago for years. After Charles Lee Ray transferred himself int...
Tags: Entertainment, Los Angeles, Tech, Chicago, Chucky, Mancini, Hackensack New Jersey, Hackensack, Tiffany, Pierce, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Charles Lee Ray, Military Academy, Chucky Mancini


The First Episode Of Chucky Is Streaming Online For Free

Don Mancini's psychotic serial killing doll has been terrorizing the big screen since 1988's "Child's Play." Now, Chucky is taking a stab at television in a new series from SYFY, fittingly titled "Chucky." The "Child's Play" franchise lives on, just as bloody as ever and right on time for spooky season. But if you're not confident the killer doll can make the big leap to the small screen, the network is offering some extra assurance: the first episode of "Chucky" is available to stream for free ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Syfy, Chucky, Usa Network, Mancini, Jake, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Charles Lee Ray, Nica Pierce, Andy Barclay, Tiffany Valentine Alex Vincent


Chucky Season 1 Episode 1 Recap & Analysis: Death by ‘Misadventure’

Diving into a franchise that has produced eight feature films certainly isn’t child’s play, but the latest adventure centered around everyone’s favorite homicidal doll has one thing going for it that its predecessor did not. Whereas Don Mancini, the writer for every other film in the series, wasn’t involved in the 2019 Child’s Play reboot, he’s back at the helm for Chucky’s first venture into television. As a result, this adaptation automatically benefits from the feeling that it stays true to t...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, Chucky, Usa Network, Mancini, Jake, Hackensack, ComingSoon, Don Mancini, Lexy, Jake Wheeler, Charles Lee Ray, TV Features, Chucky Featurette


Cult Of Chucky Ended On A Cliffhanger To Set Up The New TV Show

One of the best things about the "Child's Play/Chucky" franchise is that with the exception of the canonically unrelated remake, writer Don Mancini has been behind every single screenplay in the franchise. And for the latter three films, he also served as the director. The "Chucky" franchise is Don Mancini, and because of that, the consistency in lore and storytelling is unmatched compared to other horror heavyweights like "Halloween," or "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre."In a recent interview with...
Tags: Usa, Television, Movies, News, Chucky, Andy, Mancini, Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Comicbook, Don Mancini, Charles Lee Ray, Alex Vincent, Andy Barclay, Charles Lee Ray Brad Dourif, Syfy Chucky, Nica Pierce Fiona Dourif Ray


Chucky Review: Everyone's Favorite Killer Doll Makes A Bloody Jump To TV

Horror franchises come and go, but Chucky is forever. The tiny ginger killing machine has survived over the years because his franchise is so fluid. Rather than stick rigidly to familiar beats, series creator and driving force Don Mancini has kept the "Child's Play" franchise fresh by changing it as it went along. Changing things up so drastically from film to film could've backfired, but Mancini and company managed to make it all feel perfectly natural. So much so that we could easily believe t...
Tags: Reviews, Halloween, Movies, Wheeler, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Ray, Brian De Palma, Mancini, Jake, Hackensack New Jersey, Glen, Brad Dourif, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Charles Lee Ray


Torres double ends Italy’s record run to put Spain in Nations League final

Milan (AFP) – Ferran Torres put Spain into the Nations League final on Wednesday with a brace in a 2-1 win that ended Italy’s world record unbeaten run at 37 matches in front of their own fans. Torres struck twice in the first half to make sure that Luis Enrique’s Spain won the Final Four clash at the San Siro in Milan, where they will face either France or Belgium in Sunday’s final. Lorenzo Pellegrini pulled a goal back with seven minutes left but the European champions failed to complete what...
Tags: Milan, France, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Italy, Belgium, Roberto Mancini, Ac Milan, Roma, Pellegrini, Luis Enrique, Leonardo Bonucci, Turin, Sergio Busquets


Mancini wants unbeaten run until after World Cup ahead of Spain clash

Milan (AFP) – Roberto Mancini said on Tuesday he wants Italy to keep their world-record unbeaten record going until after next year’s World Cup as he prepares his team for their Nations League semi-final with... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Roberto Mancini, Afp, Mancini, Nations League


'A mix of Vialli and Mancini' - can Raspadori be Italy's next star striker?

Giacomo Raspadori is emerging as a key player for the European champions and will be integral to their Nations League hopes this week.
Tags: News, Italy, Mancini, Vialli, Nations League, Giacomo Raspadori


Chucky Featurette: Child’s Play Franchise Creator Don Mancini Teases Season 1

A new Chucky featurette has been released with Don Mancini, the creator of the Child’s Play franchise, teasing what fans can expect from the first season of the SYFY and USA Network series. The series creator and executive producer discusses wanting to take the story back to its Child’s Play roots, this time involving teenagers, and how they used Chucky “as a metaphor for bullying.” He also notes that fans will scream and laugh, but Mancini hopes to make people cry due to the “real-life pain” de...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Usa Network, Mancini, Tiffany, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Nick Antosca, Don Mancini, Fiona Dourif, Nica Pierce, David Kirschner


Scalapay raises $155M at a $700M valuation as buy-now, pay-later services continue to boom

Scalapay, a buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) technology provider that has made significant headway with retailers and consumers in Europe and in categories like fashion, has closed a round of funding that it will be using to fuel its expansion ambitions. The startup has raised $155 million at a $700 million valuation. Tiger Global is leading this round, with new backers Baleen Capital and Woodson Capital also participating, alongside Fasanara Capital and Ithaca Investments, which had backed Scalapay in...
Tags: TC, Europe, Japan, Tech, Paypal, Austria, Klarna, Mancini, Alex Cook, Afterpay, BNPL, Scalapay, Simone Mancini, Johnny Mitrevski, Francesco Filia, Baleen Capital and Woodson Capital


Italy youngsters shine in Lithuania stroll

Reggio Emilia (Italy) (AFP) – Impressive Italy eased past Lithuania 5-0 in their World Cup qualifier on Wednesday to extend their record unbeaten run to 37. Roberto Mancini’s European champions became the first Italian side to reach the half-hour mark four goals to the good. Juventus’s young Everton recruit Moise Kean got the Group C leaders off the mark early, pouncing on a sloppy back-pass by Arvydas Novikovas to his keeper Ernestas Setkus. Minutes later Giacomo Raspadori, on his internationa...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Italy, Everton, Switzerland, Juventus, Lithuania, Roberto Mancini, Sassuolo, Federico Bernardeschi, Jorginho, Afp, Mancini, Kean, Reggio Emilia, Arvydas Novikovas


Italy thrash Lithuania, England held by Poland in World Cup qualifying

Paris (AFP) – Moise Kean grabbed his first international goals since March 2019 as Italy thrashed Lithuania 5-0 in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday, as Damian Szymanski’s late header forced England to settle for a draw in Poland. Italy had drawn their previous two qualifiers to slip into a battle with Switzerland for automatic qualification from Group C. But the European champions, who set a new world record of 36 internationals unbeaten with the goalless draw against the Swiss at the weekend,...
Tags: England, Sweden, Greece, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Paris, Italy, West Ham United, Everton, Northern Ireland, Bayern Munich, Switzerland


Italy’s Euro final heroes to line up against Bulgaria, says Mancini

Milan (AFP) – Italy fans will get to cheer on the same heroes that beat England in the Euro 2020 final, coach Roberto Mancini said on Wednesday as his team prepare for their first match... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Bulgaria, Roberto Mancini, Afp, Mancini, Milan AFP Italy


Angels routed 13-1, lose series to struggling Orioles

The Angels’ 10-game, five-city odyssey came to an ugly end on Thursday afternoon. Angels relievers gave up 12 runs in a 13-1 loss to the Orioles in Baltimore, a blowout against a team that had lost 19 games in a row after the Angels won Tuesday’s game. That was the Angels fourth and final victory in this trip, which started with a makeup game in New York, continued for three in Detroit, two in Cleveland, one against the Indians in Williamsport, Pa., and three in Baltimore. “You have to consider ...
Tags: New York, Minneapolis, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Cleveland, Detroit, Baltimore, Los-angeles-angels, Mancini, Indians, Orioles, Joe Maddon, Maddon


‘Chucky’ TV Series Wraps Filming, Bringing Us One Step Closer to the Return of Our Favorite Killer Doll

You can’t keep a Good Guy down. Chucky, the Syfy TV series that continues the Child’s Play legacy, has wrapped filming – bringing us one step closer to the return of everyone’s favorite killer doll. While there was a Child’s Play remake in 2019, Chucky is a series that exists within the continuity of the original franchise. It even brings back the original franchise team of Chucky creator Don Mancini and Chucky voice actor Brad Dourif. Don Mancini, the creator of Chucky and showrunner of th...
Tags: Usa, TV, Movies, News, Syfy, Chucky, Hannibal, Chris, Usa Network, Mancini, Bryan Fuller, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Chucky TV, Brad Dourif Don Mancini


‘Chucky’ Season 1: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) If you see a creepy doll for sale, don’t buy it. This just seems like common sense, but maybe it’s been a few years since your last Child’s Play movie. No worries, the franchise is getting another day in the sun. More importantly, it’s returning to remind you why all dolls are evil. Here’s everything you need to know about the fi...
Tags: Usa, TV, Movies, Chucky, Hannibal, Mancini, Jake, Arthur, Brad Dourif, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Charles Lee Ray, Nica Pierce, Alex Vincent, Andy Barclay


‘Chucky’ Trailer: ‘Child’s Play’ TV Series Promises to Terrorize Teenagers

He promised he’d be back — and everyone knows you can’t keep a good guy down. Hide your kitchen knives because the premiere of the SYFY TV series Chucky is bringing the homicidal doll back into our homes this fall. Check out the trailer for Chucky below. Chuck Trailer Chucky (Brad Dourif) is once again up to his old antics. And not just the part involving a murder spree — he’s returned to his old strategy of attaching himself to a child, whispering in their ear and terrorizing every ele...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Trailers, Chucky, Hannibal, Usa Network, Mancini, Jake, Don Mancini, Jennifer Tilly, Fiona Dourif, Charles Lee Ray, Dourif, Nica Pierce, Andy Barclay


The ‘Chucky’ TV Show is Taking a Few Cues From ‘Hannibal’

Without the groundbreaking NBC series Hannibal, we may have never gotten a Chucky TV show. While working as a writer-producer on the horror series Hannibal, Child’s Play franchise creator Don Mancini realized it was possible to make the leap from the big screen to the small one. Mancini recently shared the moment he knew the killer doll could work on TV. Reinventing the Franchise When Mancini first heard about the Hannibal TV series, he was skeptical. He was a huge fan of the franchise,...
Tags: Usa, TV, Movies, News, Nbc, Syfy, America, Fbi, Chucky, Hannibal, Mancini, Bryan Fuller, Mads Mikkelsen, Don Mancini, Chucky TV, EW Chucky


‘Child’s Play 2’ is the Best Chucky Movie, and the New TV Series is Right to Borrow From It

The teaser for the Chucky TV series arrived today, and with it came an incredibly exciting quote from franchise creator Don Mancini. The writer-director, who has been with Chucky since the beginning, revealed that parts of the upcoming TV series will harken back to Child’s Play 2, arguably the best film in the franchise. And what, exactly, makes Child’s Play 2 so special? There’s no simple answer, but rather a collection of quirks and choices that combine to form a twisted, entertaining continu...
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Chucky Teaser Sets Release Date For Child’s Play Series

SYFY has released a brand new Chucky teaser for their long-awaited horror series from Child’s Play creator Don Mancini, confirming its official fall release date. Featuring the return of franchise alums Brad Dourif and Jennifer Tilly, the long-in-development series is scheduled to make its debut on October 12, exclusively on SYFY and the USA Network. #chucky is the name, slashing is my game. watch your backs starting october 12. pic.twitter.com/exhzdXfm2R — Chucky (@ChuckyIsReal) July 16, 2021 ...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Syfy, TV News, Chucky, Mark Hamill, Usa Network, Mancini, Arthur, Tiffany, Child's Play, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Nick Antosca


‘Chucky’ Teaser and First Look: The Infamous Killer Doll is Back in His Own TV Show

The Child’s Play/Chucky series, normally a staple on the big screen in years past, is alive and well…and heading to a new medium. From series creator Don Mancini, the infamous killer doll is now making the jump to television and terrorizing a whole new neighborhood after turning up, innocuously enough, at a local garage sale. Mayhem predictably ensues. Check out the creepy teaser below. Chucky Teaser The 30 seconds of footage isn’t exactly heavy on any major revelations, though fans sho...
Tags: Usa, TV, Movies, News, Trailers, Chucky, Mancini, Arthur, Devon Sawa, Don Mancini, Tony Gardner, Zackary Arthur, John Lafia, Peter Chevako, Lexa Doig Jason X, Jennifer Tilly Fiona Dourif Alex Vincent


Hoornstra: How All-Star week, amateur draft offered glimpses of MLB’s future

Major League Baseball paused this week to give us a long look at its future. There was, of course, the Futures Game on Sunday in Denver. The annual minor-league prospect showcase bills itself as a preview of the next wave of major league talent. But just about everything else in a densely packed All-Star “Break” – the draft, the Home Run Derby, the All-Star Game – was a forward-thinking endeavor in a way baseball sometimes is not. You might recall the 1998 Derby, the last to be staged at Denver’...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Denver, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, St Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, San Diego Padres, Ken Griffey Jr, Mancini


Baseball Report: Pete Alonso Repeats In Record-Breaking Home Run Derby

(CBS Denver) — It’s officially the slowest sports day of the year. And while the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game have no bearing on the standings, both make for fun viewing in the absence of real games. This week’s Baseball Report looks at the Home Run Derby results, Shohei Ohtani getting the All-Star nod as both starting pitcher and lead-off batter, and the top pick in the recent MLB Draft. Home Run Derby Results The Home Run Derby may just be the high point of the All-Star break. It certain...
Tags: California, Washington, Sports, Davis, Mlb, StatCast, Cbs, Denver, Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, Mancini, Alonso, All Star, University of Louisville


English FA charged by UEFA for several breaches of regulations at Wembley

Sunday was supposed to be a glorious day for English football, with the nation in its first final since 1966 and, to make it more special, that final being played in their home country.However, scenes quickly turned ugly, both around Wembley itself and across the city of London. 🚨 | NEW: Bottles and Missiles being thrown Bottles thrown at Leicester Square, London pic.twitter.com/bwa2by3XKT — News For All (@NewsForAllUK) July 11, 2021 Thousands of fans descended on Leicester Square, and thousand...
Tags: UK, England, London, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Spurs, Fa, Wembley, Uefa, Kane, Mancini, Leicester Square, Simon Collings, Leicester Square London


Pete Alonso's passion and Trey Mancini's persistence produce inspiring Home Run Derby final: 'You can get through it'

MLB's Home Run Derby often wanders into an anticlimactic finish, but Alonso's passion and Mancini's persistence produced an inspiring final.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Mlb, Usa Today, Mancini, Alonso, Home Run Derby, Trey Mancini, Pete Alonso


The Latest: Mets' Alonso to HR Derby Final, to Face Mancini

Mets slugger Pete Alonso took a step closer to defending his Home Run Derby title by beating Juan Soto and advancing to the final.
Tags: Mets, Mancini, Juan Soto, Pete Alonso, Mets Alonso


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani falls to Juan Soto in Home Run Derby duel

The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hugs the Washington Nationals’ Juan Soto after the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani bats during the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday at Coors Field in Denver. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hits during the first round of the MLB All Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Gabriel Christus) The Angels’ Sh...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, Associated Press, Oakland, Denver, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani falls short in Home Run Derby duel against Juan Soto

The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hugs the Washington Nationals’ Juan Soto after the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani bats during the first round of the Home Run Derby on Monday at Coors Field in Denver. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hits during the first round of the MLB All Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Gabriel Christus) The Angels’ Sh...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Oakland, Denver, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies


Italy Win Euro 2020

Italy manager Roberto Mancini said watching three years of hard work come to fruition with Euro 2020 glory on Sunday reduced him to tears at Wembley after his side edged England on penalties. The Italians went behind early to a Luke Shaw goal but equalized in the second half through Leonardo Bonucci, before winning 3-2 in a shootout after a 1-1 draw following extra time. It marked Italy’s first European Championship title since 1968 and was the result of Mancini’s intelligent rebuilding of the n...
Tags: Europe, England, Russia, Spain, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Serie A, World Cup, Wembley, Denmark, Luke Shaw, Uefa, Tickets, Roberto Mancini


Orioles' Trey Mancini is going to release NFTs to raise money for a cancer charity since the baseballer beat the disease

Trey Mancini Ron Schwane/Getty Images Trey Mancini says he will release NFTs during Monday's Home Run Derby for cancer. The tokens were made with Ben Armstrong, a TikTok influencer and will be available on Ureeqa. He has joined Katy Perry, Jay Z, Ja Rule, Rob Gronkowski and Lindsay Lohan in the NFT craze. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancinis is the latest sports star to release their own digital collectible to...
Tags: Trends, Katy Perry, Rob Gronkowski, Jay, Lindsay Lohan, Mancini, NFT, Trey Mancini, Brian Armstrong, AMSTRONG, Ben Armstrong, Camomile Shumba, Trey Mancini Ron Schwane Getty, Katy Perry Jay Z Ja Rule Rob Gronkowski, Opening Bell Baltimore Orioles, Trey Mancinis