Up next from SCREAMBOX is festival hit Living With Chuckya full-blown Child’s Play documentary that celebrates the entire franchise. Today’s brand new trailer unveiled at Collider highlights what sets this documentary apart; the franchise is family for directors Kyra Elise Gardner.
Storming into pop culture in the late 1980s, the three-foot menace known as Chucky proved that Child’s Play was anything but. Written and directed by Kyra Elise Gardner, daughter of legendary special effects artist Tony Gardner, Living With Chucky looks back at the groundbreaking horror franchise. The documentary details the history of the Child’s Play films by the cast and crew, in addition to Gardner’s relationship with the series and the impact it had on her family.
Gardner, who grew up alongside Chucky the killer doll, seeks out the other families surrounding the Child’s Play films as they recount their experiences working on the ongoing franchise and what it means to be part of the “Chucky” family.
In the new trailer below, Gardner even refers to the killer Good Guy as his brother.
Co-written by Jason Strickland, Living With Chucky shows the franchise’s impact on the evolution of horror, which remains prominent at the box office and on our television screens. The 2019 remake of Child’s Play brought in nearly $45 million at the box office, and the second season of the USA series “Chucky” premiered this past October.
Living With Chucky enlists the franchise’s mainstays to deliver behind-the-scenes anecdotes and making-of details. through Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Alex Vincent, Christine Elise, Billy Boy d, Don Mancinifranchise producer David Kirschner and more, we gain new perspectives on our favorite movies.
Living With Chucky joins Screambox’s growing library of unique horror content, including Terrifier 2, Deep Fear, Pennywise: The Story of IT, All Jacked Up and Full of Worms, Masters of Horror, 13 Nights of Elvira, PussyCake, When the Screaming Starts, Toxic Crusaders, Satan’s Little Helper Uncut, vietnamese Horror Story, and Dawning.
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Look for Living with Chucky on Screambox and on Digital on April 4, 2023.