Perhaps the expectations were not high when years ago a television series was announced around the emblematic devilish doll. After all, the terrifying film saga did not always manage to completely seduce the public and critics. But what a surprise we got when the show in question was certified by Rotten Tomatoes with a 91% rating, thanks to its absurd humor and macabre wit. Clearly chucky deserved a season 2, which will premiere in time for Halloween 2022.
What is it about?
An official synopsis of this new batch of episodes states the following (via IGN):
“After his diabolical plot to invade America’s children’s hospitals was thwarted in the first season, Chucky now seeks revenge on those he holds responsible: surviving teens Jake, Devon and Lexy, along with his now-now ex Tiffany. his sworn enemy. Meanwhile, can Jake and Devon pull through as a couple in the face of adversity at their new Catholic school, not to mention a new onslaught of terror from the demon doll?
The second season will boast the return of Don Mancini in the role of executive producer. He in turn was the creator and screenwriter not only of this television series chuckybut of the homonymous film franchise around the homicidal toy.
Filming happened between April and August 2022.
In season two, the familiar faces of Zackary Arthur (Jack), Björgvin Arnarson (Dvon), Alyvia Alyn Lind (Lexy), Alex Vincent (Andy), Christine Elise (kyle), Fiona Dourif (Nica), Barbara Alyn Woods (MichelleCross), Jennifer Tilly (Tiffany) and Devon Sawa. We will also hear back from Brad Douriff as the voice in English of the wicked doll Chucky.
Now, to the cast are added Meg Tilly (War Machine), Gina Gerson (amsterdam) Y Joe Pantoliano (bad boys forever). Also by way of debut in this series, will appear lachlan watson (Sabrina’s Hidden World), giving life to the twins Glen and Glenda, son and daughter of Chucky and Tiffany.
What to expect from this new season?
In interview with sfx (via), the creator and producer Don Mancini assured that his references for the new episodes of chucky included the horror classics The Exorcist (1973) and The prophecy (1976). Hence, one of the main scenes of the action becomes an Orthodox Catholic school.
“Over the years, one of the things that I’ve liked to do with the franchise is delve into different subgenres of horror, and one of my favorite subgenres of horror has always been horror movies with Catholic roots,” he told The Associated Press. medium. “So to be able to put Chucky in that world—Chucky with priests and nuns, or Chucky in a mass and going to confession—was really, really fun. I think people will have fun with it.”
On the other hand, the show will continue to address the issues of sexual diversity, gender identity and intolerance. In this case, emphasizing how religion feeds prejudice against the LGBT community.
“[Los protagonistas] they are trapped in an institution that officially rejects them, officially tells them they are wrong,” added Mancini. “I was raised in the Catholic Church, so that’s something I dealt with as a gay kid.”
season 2 of chucky he arrives October 19, 2022 to Star Plus in Latin America. A new episode will premiere every Wednesday.
Official trailer (September 14)
Antonio G. Spindola I have very bad memory. Out of solidarity with my memories, I choose to lose myself too. Preferably in a movie theater.