News “Child’s Play” TV Series Has Been Picked Up by the Syfy Network Published 9 months ago on January 29, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet THR just shared some exclusive new details for Don Mancini’s “Child’s Play” television debut, reporting today that the SyFy Network won a multiple-network bidding war to gain the rights to develop the TV series. Mancini, who penned the Child’s Play feature film franchise, will write the script and executive produce alongside David Kirschner and Nick Antoscathe. The voice of Chucky will be once again be performed by Brad Dourif. Mancini expressed his long wanted desire to bring Chucky to television: “I’ve long wanted to bring Chucky to television and Syfy is the perfect network for us. The show will be a fresh take on the franchise, allowing us to explore Chucky’s character with a depth that is uniquely afforded by the television series format, while staying true to the original vision that has terrorized audiences for over three decades now.” Antosca believes SyFy to be the perfect place for the next chapter in the Chucky saga: “I worked with Don on Hannibal and on Channel Zero for Syfy, so developing Chucky with UCP really feels like coming home. Syfy is the perfect place to tell the next chapter in the Chucky saga and having the original creative team lead the project will help elevate the story we are excited to tell.” The series is still in its very early development stages at Syfy, but as always Dark Universe will keep you posted on any breaking news on casting or plot information. Related Topics: Up Next ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Poster Compares the Cast 10 Years Later Don't Miss British Indie Horror ‘Soldier of War’ Gets New Trailer and North American Release Date Advertisement You may like Comments Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD12 hours ago Scream Factory Reveals Special Features for ‘Silver Bullet’ Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray News1 day ago Nancy Stephens Spotted on the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina News2 days ago Jason Reitman Wraps on Third ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Reviews2 days ago Review: Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ is a Big Treat for Fans of the Series News3 days ago Jamie Lee Curtis Wraps Filming on ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago 88 Films Reveals Final Cover Artwork for ‘Christmas Evil’ and ‘Terror Train’ UK Blu-Rays News1 week ago Tommy Doyle Actor Anthony Michael Hall Grasps a Baseball Bat on the Set of ‘Halloween kills’ News3 weeks ago Old School Michael Myers Stalks the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina News4 weeks ago [Gallery] Own HCG’s Exclusive Michael Myers Life-Size Bust This October News2 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Arrives on the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina News1 week ago Laura Vandervoort Spreads Bloodthirsty Virus in New ‘Rabid’ Remake Trailer News3 weeks ago Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer’s Halloween Horror ‘Trick’ Gets Stabby Trailer News3 weeks ago Take a Look at Young Danny Torrance in New ‘Doctor Sleep’ Featurette News4 weeks ago Watch New 6 Minute Featurette for Shudder’s “Creepshow” TV Series News1 month ago Jamie Lee Curtis Promises “Sensational” End to the ‘Halloween’ Trilogy Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!