The full trailer for Child’s Play, the 2019 edition, reveals the Buddi dolls are programmed to control electronics within their owner’s home (think Alexa but with a creepy doll body). So not only can the homicidal doll kill its owner with actual weapons, Chucky’s going to be able to turn electronics against his targets. As if Chucky wasn’t creepy enough in the original films…
The cast of the 2019 Child’s Play includes Aubrey Plaza (Legion, Parks and Recreation), Gabriel Bateman (The Dangerous Book for Boys, Lights Out), and Brian Tyree Henry (If Beale Street Could Talk, Widows). Mark Hamill (the Star Wars films) will be providing the voice of Chucky. Brad Dourif voiced the killer doll in the film franchise’s previous installments. Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) directed from a script by Tyler Burton Smith, based on characters created by Don Mancini.
Seth Graham-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions (It, It: Chapter Two) produced the new Child’s Play. The behind the scenes team includes cinematographer Brendan Uegama, editor Tom Elkins, production designer Dan Hermansen, costume designer Jori Woodman, and set decorator Rachel Robinson.
“A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.”