The direct-to-DVD, sixth installment of the "Child's Play" horror franchise, "Curse of Chucky", has now started principal photography in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production entity of Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
"Since his introduction to audiences in 'Child's Play' almost a quarter-century ago, Chucky has haunted the nightmares of a generation of moviegoers," said Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Universal 1440 Entertainment. "Returning to his roots in one of the most provocative horror franchises, this new sequel will shock longtime fans of the series and newcomers alike."
Directed by Don Mancini, "Curse of Chucky" stars Fiona Dourif (The Master, "True Blood," "Deadwood"), A Martinez ("Longmire," "General Hospital"), Danielle Bisutti (Get Smart, "CSI: Miami") and Brennan Elliott (Flight 93, Double Jeopardy). Brad Dourif ("The Lord of the Rings," Dune) returns to provide the voice of 'Chucky', the pint-sized doll possessed by the spirit of killer 'Charles Lee Ray'.
The original "Child's Play", released in 1988, was directed by Tom Holland, starring Catherine Hicks and Chris Sarandon.
"...In Chicago, Illinois, while being chased by 'Detective Mike Norris' (Sarandon), criminal 'Charles Lee Ray' (Dourif), is shot. Mortally wounded, Ray takes cover inside a toy store, finding boxes of talking 'Good Guy' dolls. Then, using a voodoo ritual, Ray transfers his soul into one of the dolls..."
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