Child’s Play Remake Offers First Full Look at Chucky, Trailer Arriving Thursday

He may have been rebranded as a Buddi doll, but you can bet this killer toy will still go by the name of Chucky.

By Chris Morse

The Child’s Play remake will hit theaters this summer, but one part of it we haven’t seen nearly enough of yet is the Chucky doll himself. The first trailer for the film offered just a glimpse at the new killer toy, with the only other preview coming in the form of the announcement that Mark Hamill would be doing the voice in the new film. However, this omission could change very soon with the arrival of a new trailer this Thursday, April 18th.

To hold us over until then, a new photo has been released by the film’s official social media accounts showing off the clearest look yet at the new “Buddi” version of the infamous homicidal doll. Check it out below and be sure to check back with us on Thursday for the new trailer.

In Child’s Play, a mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. The cast includes Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Legion) as the mother, Karen, Gabriel Bateman (Light’s Out) as her son, Andy, and Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) as Greg, a detective who will be investigating the mysterious deaths surrounding the doll. Chucky is voiced by the legendary Mark Hamill.

The film is directed by Lars Klevberg, who is known for his horror film, Polaroid, with a script penned by Quantum Break and Kung Fury 2 writer Tyler Burton Smith. KatzSmith Productions’ David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith (Stephen King's It) are on board as producers with the film slated to arrive early this summer on June 21st, 2019.

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo