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So here’s the first details on the Chucky remake…

August 29th, 2018 by Marc Comments

A few weeks ago we reported that, because of a crazy rights issue or something, the Child’s Play franchise is continuing as is AND getting a remake!

Aaaaaand…. we have some details on the reboot and it sounds, em, rebooted.

So fans of the original series will recall that in the first 1988 (thirty years!?) movie serial killer Charles ‘Chucky’ Lee Ray, played by Brad Douriff, was cornered in a toy shop and, with his dying breath, he used black magic to transfer his soul into the nearest thing… a Good Guys doll.

So he became a living doll called, yup, Chucky.

And that was the beginning of the Child’s Play series and we’re seven movies in.

So, what can the remake do that the original didn’t? Well, try this…

The new Chucky is not a possessed toy but rather it’s “A defective ‘Buddy doll’ whose programming code was hacked so that he has no limitations to learning and also violence.”

A character in the movie is described as a “Chinese factory worker who commits suicide shortly after re-programming a Buddy doll to have no limitations.”


So, yeah, Chucky is now a Buddy doll, not a Good Guys doll and rather than being a serial killer he’s… murderous A.I?

Well, on the plus side, the original series is moving ahead and there’s even talk of a TV show. So you can pretend this remake isn’t happening.

There’s a good chance that’ll be our plan.

Source: Comicbook

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….