The newest trailer for the upcoming reboot of Child’s Play is now online, giving us our first glimpse of the killer doll in action, as well as the voice of Mark Hamill (Star Wars) as the horror icon. Rather than being possessed by an evil spirit in this rendition, Chucky will be a secret military prototype, with the ability to control other smart connected appliances through the network he’s attached to.
While that premise sounds ridiculous, it also sounds like a perfect modern day re-telling, in my opinion. Child’s Play stars Mark Hamill, Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Beatrice Kitsos, Ty Consiglio, and Brian Tyree Henry. Slashing its way into theaters on June 21st.
In celebration of the release of Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone reboot, CBS All Access has released the first one-hour episode, completely free, on YouTube, which you can see above. The first episode stars Kumail Nanjiani and Tracy Morgan, titled “The Comedian” as a stand-up comic makes a Faustian bargain to be funny at all costs.
The first two episodes, “The Comedian” and “Nightmare at 30,000 Feet” are available now for CBS All Access subscribers.
With a massive year ahead of her, McKenna Grace, who played a young Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel, has been added to the upcoming Ghostbusters sequel by Jason Reitman. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Grace will join previously announced stars Finn Wolfhard and Carrie Coon as the daughter of the starring family whose role in the plot is still being kept under wraps.
Ghostbusters will follow the first two films, largely ignoring the 2016 reboot, with it set to hit theaters on July 10th, 2020.
After voicing the Joker for a generation of fans, Mark Hamill is officially voicing another iconic villain. Orion Pictures announced this past weekend during their WonderCon panel that Hamill was play the voice of Chucky in the upcoming reboot, Child’s Play.
“Hello WonderCon, it’s Mark Hamill here and if you’re wondering who’s going to voice Chucky in the new Child’s Play, you’re looking at him,” said Hamill. “I can’t wait to bring such an iconic character to life and present him in a way you’ve never seen him before. Child’s Play this summer. We’re going to have some fun. And remember, he’s more than just a toy, he’s your best friend.”
After acquiring the rights to the franchise several months ago, Legendary has announced that they’ve hired Macon Blair (I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore) to write and direct the upcoming reboot based on the classic Troma property. Blair is primarily known for his acting in films like Green Room and Logan Lucky, but recently made the jump to directing, with his debut feature winning Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2017.
The Toxic Avenger follows Melvin Ford, a down-on-his-luck janitor at a New Jersey health club. During an altercation with a group of sadistic club patrons, Melvin was forced into a drum of toxic waste, with the accident leaving him hideously deformed, but also endowing him with superhuman strength.
Netflix has revealed the first full trailer for Stranger Things 3, the long-awaited third season in the coming-of-age horror series that has become a phenomenon. The new trailer gives us our first look at plenty of new characters, the new creature, and some insane visual effects.
Stranger Things 3 stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, Sadie Sink as Max, Maya Thurman-Hawke as Robin, Jake Busey as Bruce, Francesca Reale as Heather, and Cary Elwes as Mayor Kline.
OtherSide Entertainment and Unity, during the Game Developers Conference 2019 keynote, have revealed the first trailer for the long-awaited System Shock 3, marking the return of Warren Spector to gaming. While the trailer is short, it’s sure to give fans of the series goosebumps.
System Shock 3 is developed by OtherSide Entertainment, and while initially being published by Starbreeze, will also be published by OtherSide, barring anything crazy in the near future.
CBS All Access has shared the first official trailer for Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s reboot of The Twilight Zone, introducing us to a few members of the massive cast of characters we’ll see throughout the anthology series. Big names such as Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), John Cho (Star Trek), Tracy Morgan (30 Rock), and more.
You can check out The Twilight Zone exclusively on CBS All Access on April 1st.
A new rumor from HN Entertainment is reporting that Ridley Scott still has plenty more plans for the Alien franchise, with new series in development for Hulu. The report suggests that the series could adopt an anthology format, with each individual season covering a different region or era of the Alien universe.
The second series currently has no details, but as this is all speculation, take it with a grain of salt. However, with the Disney/Fox merger going through in a month, it makes sense.
Following the billion-dollar success of Aquaman, The Hollywood Reporter has learned that, instead of a sequel, Warner Bros. is in the early stages of developing a spinoff to the DC blockbuster which will be based on the terrifying deadly Kingdom of the Trench. Newcomers Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald have been tasked with penning the script for The Trench, which is being described as an underwater horror feature set in the DC Universe.
Details are still being kept under wraps, but it’s said that the principal cast of Aquaman will not feature in any capacity, choosing to focus on world-building for the King of Atlantis.
The first trailer for the upcoming reboot of Child’s Play is now online, revealing a contemporary re-imagining of the classic horror film. While in the film, the new “Smart Toy” is referred to as Buddi, he’ll clearly take on the name Chucky as it’s spoken out loud in the trailer. Despite a little naming confusion, this looks like quite the interesting modern day twist on Chucky.
Child’s Play stars Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, Gabriel Bateman, Beatrice Kitsos, Ty Consiglio, and Carlease Burke. It hits theaters on June 21st.
The latest trailer for Stephen King’s Pet Sematary is now online, with the new footage revealing a key change to the story, with the older Ellie being the child resurrected, rather than the young Gage. In an interview withEntertainment Weekly, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura explains why they made the change.“Gage is so young, you can’t really do that much with him,” he says. “So this way, we’re able to really get underneath our affected child. We’re able to get into the psychological horror of a child [coming back] because of her age.”
Pet Sematary hits theaters on April 5th. A day that’s shaping up to be quite a day for movie releases.
FX has shared the first full trailer for the upcoming American reboot/addition to the Taika Waititi-directed comedy film universe. Vampires, Werewolves, and… Energy Vampires run amok in this hilarious series as Nandor (Kayvan Novak), Laszlo (Matt Berry), and Nadja (Natasia Demetriou) are a trio of vampires living in New York City, struggling to adapt to the modern day world.
What We Do In The Shadows debuts on FX on March 27th.
CBS All Access has shared the first trailer for Jordan Peele’s upcoming reboot of the classic horror anthology series, The Twilight Zone. While the trailer gives us little in the way of footage, we get to hear Peele’s hosting voice, which is fantastic and well suited to the role. We’ll see if this newest incarnation is able to keep up with the original, but with the talent backing it, expect good things to come.
The Twilight Zone debuts on CBS All Access on April 1st.
Thanks to the wild craze that has been the #10YearChallenge, we now have our first look at the highly anticipated sequel to Zombieland, officially titled Zombieland: Double Tap. The new image features the returns of Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone) and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin).
In addition to the one-sheet, Deadline has learned that Rosario Dawson (Daredevil) has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel, though her role is being kept under wraps for the time being. Zombieland: Double Tap hits theaters on October 11th.
Through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, the Zombie slayers must face off against many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.