At long last, the reboot of Child’s Play finally hit theaters, and some movie-goers had a special way to celebrate the premiere of the slasher flick.
On Wednesday in Austin, Texas, there was an advanced screening of the film. In honor of that, the entire audience cosplayed as the infamous killer doll Chucky.
It was a pretty impressive example of good teamwork, and not to mention their outfits were totally on-point. You can see what it looked like down below.
— YVRShoots (@yvrshoots) June 20, 2019
The reboot, based on the 1988 slasher flick, shows a number of changes to Chucky. He is not a haunted serial killer doll but instead an artificial intelligence that’s conceited into Chucky’s character.
Director Lars Klevberg intended to use more humane characteristics that are “understandable from his point of view but also to us,” in addition to Chucky’s AI rework. The idea originated from Greek tragedies and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which he claims as his key inspiration for the film.
It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith are set to produce the movie. Aubrey Plaza (Parks And Recreation) and Gabriel Bateman (Lights Out) portray mother and son Karen and Andy Barclay respectively. Karen gives Andy a toy doll for his birthday and is unaware of its sinister nature.
In case you haven’t seen the trailer for the movie yet, watch it in the player below.
More Child’s Play news
Just a few days before its release, the film released a new poster that puts a horrifying spin on one of the classic Toy Story characters.
Both the horror reboot and Toy Story 4 debuted in theaters this weekend, so Child’s Play had to put out one more freaky poster to convince us to head to theaters one way or another.
The new poster shows Chucky torturing beloved dinosaur Rex with a lighter, completely burning his head off.
“Because friendship never goes extinct. Don’t miss Child’s Play, stomping through theaters starting this Thursday night,” the caption to the poster reads.
Because friendship never goes extinct. Don’t miss Child’s Play, stomping through theaters starting this Thursday night. Get tickets here: https://t.co/J755qBeIYM 🔪 #ChildsPlayMovie pic.twitter.com/DK0bzD7ppq
— Child’s Play Movie (@ChildsPlayMovie) June 18, 2019
The film has been killing off many characters from Toy Story including Woody, Buzz and more. You can see the posters for those down below.
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