It seems that Chucky is going to expand his empire and is bringing Child’s Play to television.
Starting in 1988, seven films have followed the murderous rampage of a killer doll. In Feb. 2018 rumors started circulating that a TV series was in the works, but not much information was known at the time.
On June 22, series creator Don Mancini made it all a bit more official with a tweet.
— Don Mancini (@RealDonMancini) June 22, 2018
That was the extent of the elaboration, but then Bloody Disgusting reached out for more information. Mancini confirmed that “Child’s Play” would be in the title because “We want to definitely signal that we are going dark, darker than ever before. It’s going to be very creepy.” He also confirmed that Brad Dourif will return as the iconic voice of the Chucky doll for the project.
The series is going to rest in an interesting position in the overall Child’s Play canon. The project is planned to currently run for eight hourlong episodes, and that it will continue the storyline of the films. This means we could also potentially see appearances from Tiffany and Glen/da.
No word yet on where the series will air, but with the number of outlets now screaming for content, it shouldn’t have too much trouble finding a home.