In this video actor Brian Tyree Henry is interviewed by DaniElle DeLaite for the remake version of Child’s Play which has Mark Hamill voice the infamous killer doll Chucky. Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Tim Matheson, David Lewis, Beatrice Kitsos and Trent Redekop also star. The film was directed by Lars Klevberg.
Henry talks about watching the original film and the old Friday the 13th films when he was young, and how he became addicted to them. He also talks about the social context of the original film, and how both the old and the new film taps into something deep in society. He tells us there is something about having children in a horror film that makes it different. He could be right.
Here’s the interview.
Brian Tyree Henry Child’s Play Interview
A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.