New Chucky

Sympathetic villains can often be intriguing, but sometimes you just can’t beat a straight-up-evil antagonist. While watching the films in the original Child’s Play franchise, I never once stopped and thought, “I sure wish Chucky were more sympathetic!” But that’s apparently exactly what we’re getting in the upcoming Child’s Play remake, at least according to Lars Klevberg. Klevberg says the big change in the new Chucky’s backstory ultimately turns him into something of a tragic figure. Well, that’s certainly…different.

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Child's Play remake

This week, I had the chance to get an early look at a scene from the upcoming Child’s Play remake, which just released a brand new trailer. I also spoke with director Lars Klevberg and producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg about why they wanted to modernize a popular horror character, their approach to the new story, and more.

Check out our description of the scene and their quotes below, including some brief updates about Grahame-Smith’s rumored Fantastic Four script and the feature-length Kung Fury film. Read More »

Netflix Buying Polaroid

It’s been over a year since we saw the first trailer for the Dimension Films horror flick Polaroid. The movie was meant for release last November, but it was suddenly pulled from the calendar in the midst of all The Weinstein Company’s struggles in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the monstrous Harvey Weinstein. Now it might finally see the light of day thanks to Netflix. Read More »

child's play remake

The Child’s Play remake that no one wants continues to move forward, and some newly surfaced plot details reaffirm that this whole endeavor is ill-advised. The new take on the old story will allegedly remove all traces of the supernatural, and boil the plot down to something akin to Small Soldiers rather than Child’s Play.

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Child's Play Remake

There’s still plenty of time for MGM to realize what a terrible mistake they’re making, but the studio is apparently hell-bent on this terrible Child’s Play remake idea. Director Lars Klevberg took to social media to announce the film is entering “week 1” – although it’s not entirely clear what this means. No cast has been announced yet, so it seems unlike production is gearing up already. But one thing is clear: the remake is still happening, and that’s stupid.

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child's play remake

The Good Guy Doll is about to get a face lift. MGM is working on a Child’s Play remake, proving that nothing lasts forever. Up until now, Child’s Play had been one of the few horror franchises to stand the test of time and remain remake free. Those days are apparently over.

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