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Chucky Is Back In the Unsettling New 'Child's Play' Trailer

The killer doll franchise returns to the big screen — and this time, the flame-haired plaything is terrorising Aubrey Plaza.
By Sarah Ward
February 10, 2019
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Chucky Is Back In the Unsettling New 'Child's Play' Trailer

The killer doll franchise returns to the big screen — and this time, the flame-haired plaything is terrorising Aubrey Plaza.
By Sarah Ward
February 10, 2019
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From clowns to furry critters to dolls, 80s and 90s pop culture drew plenty of scares from childhood staples. Decades later, Hollywood is conjuring up plenty more by bringing it all back again. With the IT remake not only working a charm back in 2017, but releasing a star-studded sequel later this year, the folks behind it are reviving another old favourite: Child's Play.

While the horror franchise released its last instalment, Cult of Chucky, as recently as 2017, the new Child's Play is starting all over again. Remaking the original 1989 movie, it'll re-introduce the world to the psychopathic flame-haired plaything with a lust for murder. This time, the toy will terrorise Aubrey Plaza, who plays a young mother to a son who comes into possession of the knife-wielding doll.

Whether you've seen any of the seven other Chucky flicks or are too creeped out by the idea to watch, you can probably guess where the story goes — this time, however, the murderous plastic moppet has been updated for the 21st century.

And if you're excited about the character's comeback, then you'll be just as excited to know that even more is in store, with a Child's Play TV series also in the works.

Check out the unsettling first trailer for the new Child's Play movie below:

Child's Play releases in Australian cinemas on June 20, 2019.

Published on February 10, 2019 by Sarah Ward

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