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Child's Play Director Lars Klevberg Breaks Down the Full Trailer

Find out what easter eggs to look out for and learn some killer details from behind the scenes.

by | April 18, 2019 | Comments

Chucky’s back, and he’s been updated for the 21st century. Director Lars Klevberg takes the helm for an all-new interpretation of the classic 1980s slasher Child’s Play, which centers on a single mother (Aubrey Plaza) who buys a high-tech — and secretly deadly — toy doll for her lonely son (Gabriel Bateman). The latest trailer offers new details and a potent taste of the terror to come when the film opens on June 21, and luckily for us, Klevberg was on board to walk us through it. He explains what other iconic 1980s movie references we should be on the lookout for, what classic novel helped inspire the film, how Mark Hamill prepared himself to voice the killer doll (just a note: we don’t recommend doing what he did), and a ton of other behind-the-scenes tidbits.

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Critics Consensus: Child's Play updates an '80s horror icon for the Internet of Things era, with predictably gruesome -- and generally entertaining -- results.
Synopsis: A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child's Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her... [More]
Directed By: Lars Klevberg

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