Child’s Play (film, 2019)
Children’s Play in Quebec is an American slasher horror film directed by Lars Klevberg, scheduled for release in 2019. It is a reboot of Jeu d’enfant, first film of the series Chucky, released in 1988.
Kaslan has just launched a new line of high-tech dolls known as Buddi, making it world famous: it is the perfect gift for children. Karen Barclay decides to give one of these dolls named brave guy to her grandson Andy for his birthday. However, a dysfunction will push the doll to adopt an aggressive and psychopathic behavior, which causes a bloody wave of deaths in the village
Original title: Children’s Play
Quebec title: Jeu d’enfant
Director: Lars Klevberg
Screenplay: Tyler Burton Brown, d’après les personnages créé par Don Mancini
Photography: Brendan Uegama
Editing: Tom Elkins
Production: Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg
Executive production: Chris Ferguson and Aaron Schmidt
Production companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Oddfellows Entertainment, Orion Pictures and KatzSmith Productions
Distribution company: Orion Pictures/ United Artists (USA)
Country of origin: United States flag
Genres: horror, slasher
Dates of exit: 2019
On July 3, 2018, it is announced the return of Chucky on big screen in a brand new reboot taking back the saga since the origin of the famous killer doll, the company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer would be behind this resounding return. The director Lars Klevberg signed to make this reboot and the script is written by Tyler Burton Smith. It is also without counting on the collaboration with producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg that this film will be released on June 21, 2019 at the cinema.
In March 2019, it was announced that Mark Hamill would lend his voice to Chucky, succeeding Brad Dourif.