The original movie, colloquially called Chucky, came out in 1988 and was well received. Actually called Child’s Play, the movie made over £34.6 million ($44 m) on a production budget of £7 m ($9 m). Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming remake of Child’s Play.
When is Child’s Play out in cinemas?
Child’s Play is out in UK cinemas on Friday, June 21, 2019.
The remake is also out in USA cinemas on the same day.
However, the movie has its debut on June 19, 2019, in Belgium, France, and Italy.
The last counties to get Child’s Play are Brazil and Hong Kong on July 25, 2019.
Who is in the cast of Child’s Play?
Gabriel Bateman plays Andy Barclay, a lonely 13-year-old boy who comes into the possession of a murderous doll.
Mark Hamill voices Chucky, a murderous Buddi doll who attempts to kill the Barclays.
Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza plays Karen Barclay, Andy’s mother.
Brian Tyree Henry takes on the role of Detective Mike Norris, a detective investigating a mysterious string of murders.
Tim Matheson stars as Henry Kaslan, founder and CEO of Kaslan Corp, the company that manufactures the Buddi doll.
Marlon Kazadi plays Omar Norris, Andy’s best friend and son of Detective Mike Norris.
Ty Consiglio, Beatrice Kitsos, and Anantjot S Aneja star as Pugg, Falyn, and Chris, Andy’s friends.
Other cast members include Nicole Anthony as Detective Willis, Norris’ partner, Carlease Burke as Doreen, Amber Taylor as Shane’s Daughter, Kenneth Tynan as Jonga Burger Dude, Michael Bardach as Homeless Man, and JC Meredith as a cab driver.
What is the plot of Child’s Play?
According to Orion Pictures, the plot synopsis reads: “A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.”
The remake’s director Lars Klevberg said the 2019 doll would be an “out-of-control robot doll” rather than a possessed doll from the 1988 movie.
The screenplay for Child’s Play was written by Tyler Burton Smith, who previously penned Quantum Break (2016).
The Chucky remake was produced by Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg, the producers behind It.
You can watch the trailer for Child’s Play right here at Express.co.uk
Child’s Play is out in cinemas on Friday, June 21, 2019.