USA Community and SYFY, which each run the sequence, introduced that Chucky was one of many prime two new cable sequence for viewers ages 18-49. (The opposite was (SYFY’s Alan Tudyk-starring Resident Alien.) That tracks with the sequence’ try at capturing youthful viewers (by casting youngsters as its essential characters) whereas additionally thrilling followers of the traditional Youngster’s Play horror films (by bringing again actors from the cult-beloved Don Mancini movies, together with Jennifer Tilly and Alex Vincent, in addition to Brad Dourif because the voice of Chucky).
“We’re thrilled to start out pulling the strings on a second season of puppet mayhem with Chucky,” government producer Mancini mentioned in the identical press launch. “Many because of our companions at USA, SYFY, and UCP for his or her unimaginable assist and steerage bringing Chucky to the small display, greater than ever. And to the followers, Chucky sends his still-undying thanks and a message: ‘This isn’t over, not by a protracted shot. You higher watch your backs in 2022!’”
Talking concerning the present at a press event ahead of Chucky’s October premiere, Mancini mentioned that he was excited to work inside a TV format, versus making one other Youngster’s Play movie, due to the “higher storytelling actual property.” He elaborated: “We have extra time to get you concerned with these characters, who initially appear on the face of it to be one factor, however you then discover out a little bit extra about them and we begin to peel the onion away… I feel that having extra time and house will increase the strain since you get to know them way more as human beings than you’ll be able to in a 90-minute film.”
Tright here’s no phrase but if Chucky season two will proceed the story of season one or begin a complete new story for the Good Man Gone Very Unhealthy, however you’ll be able to nonetheless get excited by watching the little teaser asserting the renewal under (noting the discharge date as simply “2022”). Within the meantime, the season finale of Chucky arrives tomorrow, November 30, on USA and SYFY; you’ll be able to stream the entire sequence (and it’s best to—it’s campy, enjoyable, and gory as hell!) beginning December 1 on Peacock.
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