The upcoming version of the movie slightly alters Chucky's background, however, as he is still a doll, albeit run by artificial intelligence gone wild. Karen Barclay (Aubrey Plaza) buys her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) the Buddi, but they quickly discover that the doll is hiding an evil secret. In fact, should anyone choose to give the new Child's Play a miss, they'll even have a small screen alternative to go to in the form of Mancini's Chucky TV series on SyFy. Chucky 2.0 appears to be following a killer robot narrative. Chucky's in the cloud now?More news: NAB head quits after scathing criticism from banking inquiry
It's definitely an interesting twist on the terrifying tale, making Chucky not so much a possessed doll but a robot on the rampage (more like a toy-sized Terminator). Instead, the remake was overseen by writer Tyler Burton Smith and Norwegian director Lars Klevberg. It is also being produced by the creative team behind Stephen King's It reboot.More news: India vs New Zealand women's 3rd T20 at Hamilton
Child's Play sees a sleek, modern company, known for its internet-connected devices like drones, robotic vacuums, and a centralized hub, developing a sophisticated kids doll for entry into the children's toy market. "And I did create the character and nurture the franchise for three f*cking decades".More news: Officials say man shot at border is alive
Nonetheless, you can look forward to MGM's Child's Play remake premiering June 21. Will you be seeing it or are you a die-hard Mancini enthusiast?
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