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The reboot of Child’s Play just dropped its first official trailer and it might be even more horrifying than the original.

The film, based on the 1988 slasher flick about a killer doll, is headed to theaters this summer and fans have finally got a glimpse of what the reboot will look like.

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The trailer shows a more high-tech Chucky doll that wrecks havoc. However, the film doesn’t give a full view of the doll, leaving viewers begging to see what the new version will actually look like.

It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith are set to produce the movie. Lars Klevberg will direct the film and Tyler Burton Smith will write the script.

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.

To build even more suspense, the franchise launched of a cartoon-centric creepy toy website and blood-soaked holiday e-cards and wallpapers. There’s been tons of buzz about the film, especially after the creator of the original film was upset about the reboot in general.

Child’s Play hits theaters June 21, 2019, and you can check out the first trailer below.


After the release, people had mixed feelings about the trailer. See what people had to say about it on Twitter.


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