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Official trailer and poster for new “CHILD’S PLAY” arrive

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

With the new, technologically updated Chucky stalking into theaters June 21, the latest trailer and poster have been released.

Orion Pictures is releasing the CHILD’S PLAY remake, directed by Lars Klevberg from a script by Tyler Burton Smith. Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman and Brian Tyree Henry star, with Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky. The synopsis: “A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, CHILD’S PLAY follows Karen [Plaza], a single mother who gifts her son Andy [Bateman] a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.