Vertigo Releasing has unleashed a brand new UK trailer for Lars Klevberg’s reboot of the classic horror ‘Child’s Play’
Aubrey Plaza stars as a single mother who buys her son Andy [Gabriel Bateman] a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. Chucky, the doll, is voiced by Mark Hamill, who says of his new role, “I can’t wait to bring such an iconic character to life, and present him in a way you’ve never seen before.”
Also appearing are Brian Tyree Henry as the cop on the trail of the miniature murderer and Tim Matheson [Animal House], as the founder of the Kaslan Corporation, which produces the Buddi dolls.
The film has been produced by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith under their Katz Smith banner, whose film adaptation of Stephen King’s It has earned over $700million worldwide. Aaron Schmidt and Chris Ferguson executive produced the project. The film is directed by new talent Lars Klevberg [director of the forthcoming horror chiller Polaroid], and written by Tyler Burton Smith, based on the original script.
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The film hits cinemas June 21st
Child’s Play Synopsis
After moving to a new city, young Andy Barclay receives a special present from his mother a seemingly innocent Buddi doll that becomes his best friend. When the doll suddenly takes on a life of its own, Andy unites with other neighbourhood children to stop the sinister toy from wreaking bloody havoc.