Cult of Chucky, Don Mancini Resurrects Franchise
Cult of Chucky Film Details
Director: Don Mancini
Writer: Don Mancini
Release Date: TBA, Fall, 2017
Release Format: Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital HD
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Horror Sub-Genre: Horror
Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif) is erroneously convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family.
But when her psychiatrist introduces a new therapeutic “tool” to facilitate his patients’ group sessions — an all-too-familiar “Good Guy” doll with an innocently smiling face — a string of grisly deaths begins to plague the asylum, and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn’t crazy after all.
Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent), Chucky’s now-grown-up nemesis from the original Child’s Play, races to Nica’s aid. But to save her he’ll have to get past Tiffany (Oscar®-nominee Jennifer Tilly), Chucky’s long-ago bride, who will do anything, no matter how deadly or depraved, to help her beloved devil doll.
Cult of Chucky will release sometime in the Fall of 2017. This film makes the seventh installment in the Child’s Play franchise. Don Mancini is set to write and directed the project. David Kirschner and Ogden Gavanski will serve as executive producer.
Joining the production are Tony Gardner who will serve as special-effects and associate producer. Michael Marshall will serve as director of photography. Craig Sandells will serve as production designer. Patricia J. Henderson will serve as costume designer.
The production is to begin principal photography on January 9, 2017. Filming will be set in and around Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The unrated version Cult of Chucky will release on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD this Fall. Mark you calendars, this may arrive just in time for Halloween. An official date has yet to be announced.
The Cult of Chucky teaser trailer is a distinctive overview of the franchise. It shows brief clips of Child’s Play, Child’s Play 2, Child’s Play 3, and Bride of Chucky in a memorable time loop. The teaser doesn’t actually show what to expect in the new installment. Yet, this teaser gives excitement for the new film.
Cult of Chucky will be an exciting addition to the Child’s Play franchise. This is true following the anticipated release of Curse of Chucky. The sixth installment was a relief, as the franchise spiraled to a drastic fail.
Curse of Chucky got the franchise back on track in a good way. The “old” Chucky was back, and he was meaner than ever. The character had a whole new attitude, outlook, and appearance. The violence and the kills spiked up a notch. This due to Chucky’s no-nonsense, down-to-business demeanor.
Perhaps Cult of Chucky will keep this path going. Fans of the series will get to “Join the Cult” in Fall of 2017.