Child’s Play Trolls Toy Story 4 in Latest Promo Image

With the two films releasing on the same day, Chucky wants you to know there’s a new sheriff in town.

By Chris Morse

What does Child’s Play have in common with Toy Story 4? Well, try a release date for both of these franchises’ new films, for starters. The official social media account for the upcoming remake has been having a little fun in light of this fact, releasing a new promotional image putting a very Chucky spin on the not-so-friendly competition.

The new poster shows our killer doll walking away from his latest victim, Toy Story’s Woody, warning that there’s a new sheriff in town. Check it out side-by-side with the original poster below.

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