Earlier this month, it was revealed in a report by Collider that a remake of the 1989 horror movie Child’s Play was being developed by MGM. Now, we have more details regarding the reboot project thanks to a production listing.
Production Weekly brings the information on Child’s Play remake from their recent listing. According to the report, the working title for the movie is ‘THE KASLAN PROJECT’. There’s another production company called ‘KASLAN PRODUCTIONS’ associated with the project so it seems like the working title it referencing the film as their project.
Norwegian director Lars Klevberg will start rolling the cameras for Child’s Play on September 10 in Vancouver from a script written by Tyler Burton Smith. Filming would wrap on October 30.
As stated in the original report, IT producer David Katzenberg has taken on the project as a producer with Seth Grahame-Smith through their Katzsmith Production banner. Aaron Schmidt gets an executive producer credit.
The remake’s plot is still kept under wraps and there’s no release date set for the movie either. But going by the working title reveal, it looks like fans won’t have to wait long for announcements such casting for the child actors and possibly a change in the voice actor who will portray Chucky which has been referred as “a robot doll on a killing spree.”
Fans of the classic horror movie haven’t shown much support towards the project as many believe that it shouldn’t be remade. Adding to that, the co-creator of the Child’s play franchise is also not ‘for’ MGM’s move in remaking the movie.
Don Mancini, the man who wrote all the Child’s play film and also directed the recent three titles from the franchise posted via Twitter to share his views on the remake news. Fans can check it below.
MGM is yet to respond to any of the news but it would likely be an official announcement confirming the project is all set to get off development to the stage of production.
Source: Production Weekly
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