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Chucky Producer Talks SYFY Series: Don Mancini Wrote an Awesome Show

Chucky Producer Talks SYFY Series: "Don Mancini Wrote an Awesome Show"

Last week, we learned that SYFY and USA Network's series take on the modern horror classic Child's Play would be holding off on its production start until 2021 but that it could still premiere next year as planned. Now we're learning from producer Nick Antosca that any potential wait for the series will be more than worth […]

Chucky: SYFY/USA Childs Play Series Adapt Sees Prod Moved to 2021

Chucky: SYFY/USA Child's Play Series Adapt Sees Prod Moved to 2021

Since the series wasn't expected to air until 2021, there's still the possibility of Chucky making a fall (Halloween?) debut.[caption id="attachment_1236972" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Here's a teaser look at Chucky (Image SYFY/USA Network)[/caption]Chucky is being developed by franchise creator Don Mancini, producer David Kirschner, and Nick Antosca (Channel Zero) and his Eat the Cat banner[...]

Locke &#038 Key NOS4A2 Creepshow &#038 More: Showrunners Talk Horror at SDCC

Locke & Key, NOS4A2, Creepshow & More: Showrunners Talk Horror at SDCC

Moderator Tananarive Due​ and showrunners Nick Antosca​ (​Channel Zero)​, Meredith Averill ​(​Locke & Key​), ​Don Mancini​ (​Chucky)​, ​Greg Nicotero​ (​Creepshow​) and ​Jami O’Brien (​NOS4A2) "​offer their unique insights on why horror TV is having a moment and what it takes to create the kind of terrifying shows that keep viewers coming back episode after episode." Let's dive in[...]

Shudder SDCC Panel Horror is Queer Looks at LGBTQ Film History

Shudder SDCC Panel "Horror is Queer" Looks at LGBTQ Film History

The horror genre has always been queer, but right now it's more visible than ever with representation both in front of and behind the camera – but that doesn't mean the community doesn't still have a ways to go in terms of positive representation and narratives. With Shudder's upcoming queer horror documentary, this proverbial round […]

Chucky Creator Don Mancini Offers Updates On Childs Play SYFY Series

Chucky Creator Don Mancini Offers Updates On Child's Play SYFY Series

A little more than four months after SYFY gave a straight-to-series order for a television take on the modern horror classic Child's Play, franchise creator Don Mancini is offering some updates on what fans can expect Speaking recently with SYFY Wire, Mancini explained that the series represented another opportunity to present Chucky's tale in a[...]

Childs Play Review: Chucky Gets an Upgrade and it Works

"Child's Play" Review: Chucky Gets an Upgrade, and it Works

When the reboot was announced, it was a surprise, especially since the franchise's steward Don Mancini or the man who gave voice to Chucky all these years Brad Dourif were not involved Not getting into all of that, fans have been pretty split about supporting this film The old series lives on, with a tv[...]

Don Mancinis Chucky Heads to SYFY for TV Series Development

Don Mancini's 'Chucky' Heads to SYFY for TV Series Development

The War of two Chucky projects seems to be heating up, as SYFY has just picked up the development rights for a television series based on the murderous doll from franchise creator Don Mancini, who has been actively developing a series for some time.[caption id="attachment_979165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Don Mancini during the 2018 Saturn AwardsPhoto by Mary[...]

Aubrey Plaza In Talks for Childs Play Reboot for MGM

Aubrey Plaza In Talks for Child's Play Reboot for MGM

We literally said out loud, "But is this the good Child's Play thing, with Don Mancini?" when prepping to write about this.  Because, as you may know, there is another reboot of Child's Play currently in development on the film side, one which "Chucky Daddy" Mancini (co-writer) is NOT a part of.This project sounds like the one MGM was[...]

Don Mancini Thanks Fans for Childs Play TV Series Support

Don Mancini Thanks Fans for Child's Play TV Series Support

Don Mancini, co-writer of the first Child's Play movie, wanted to make sure he thanked fans for their support in the strange case of warring Chucky projects.[caption id="attachment_880109" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Don Mancini with his Special Achievement award during the 44th annual Saturn Awards 2018 Photo by Mary Anne Butler.[/caption]The filmmaker posted on his Twitter account earlier[...]

Chucky Returns In First Cult Of Chucky Teaser Trailer

Chucky Returns In First Cult Of Chucky Teaser Trailer

Killer doll Chucky is returning to cinemas this fall in the seventh installment of the horror franchise, written and directed by original Child's Play writer Don Mancini, who has written all six films and directed the last two, Cult of Chucky stars Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Alex Vincent The movie picks up[...]

NYCC: 25 Years Of Chucky

NYCC: 25 Years Of Chucky

From BC Correspondent Ian Jane via the liveblog:25 years of Chucky at NYCC 2013.In honor of a quarter century of horror and to celebrate the release of the latest entry in the Child’s Pay saga Curse Of Chucky, director Don Mancini joined cast members Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Danielle Bisutti and Jennifer Tilly for a[...]

This New Clip From Curse Of Chucky Comes With A Spoiler Warning

This New Clip From Curse Of Chucky Comes With A Spoiler Warning

If you're a regular reader of Bleeding Cool - if not, welcome - then you will probably be aware that Brendon and I fell head over heels for Don Mancini's latest Child's Play film, Curse of Chucky, when we saw it at FrightFest last month.If not, here is a link to everything we've been saying[...]

Two More Clips From Don Mancinis Curse Of Chucky

Two More Clips From Don Mancini's Curse Of Chucky

If you're a regular reader of Bleeding Cool then you will have seem both me and Brendon singing the praises of Don Mancini's new Chucky film, Curse of Chucky If not, head here to read our thoughts on the film following it's UK premiere at FrightFest.A first clip from the film was released around a[...]