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Chucky’s coming for Gen Z and I’m here for it 🔪🩸

Chucky’s back for a whole new generation, the Tik Tok generation, and it looks fire AF. Gone is Mark Hamill and the AI Alexa Chucky robot. Chucky is back to being just a doll and voiced by the original actor. The new Chucky will be a revenge tale a la Carrie.

The reboot stars Brad Dourif (the iconic doll himself), Jennifer Tilly (Tiffany), Fiona Dourif (Nica), Alex Vincent (Andy Barclay), Justin Whalin (Andy Barclay), Catherine Hicks (Karen Barclay), Christine Elise (Kyle), and Devon Sawa.

Devon Sawa moves his son Jake to a new town where he has trouble making friends and is bullied. We see high-schooler Jake picking up the Good Guy doll at a yard sale and taking it home. He soon discovers how powerful Chucky is and uses him as a weapon that he unleashes on his school bullies. As his classmates die one by one, will the detective make the connection that Jake is behind the killings?

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by Anonymousreply 162October 22, 2021 11:02 PM

I was really up for the role until I found out the film wasn't titled "Chunky".

by Anonymousreply 1July 26, 2021 6:41 AM

^ Christopher Meloni?

by Anonymousreply 2July 26, 2021 3:24 PM

How hung is Christopher Meloni to be even considered for this?

by Anonymousreply 3July 26, 2021 11:11 PM

I don’t know—looks meh.

by Anonymousreply 4July 26, 2021 11:13 PM

It looks like the lead character may be gay

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by Anonymousreply 5August 9, 2021 11:55 PM

Will Chucky be offing deplorables?

by Anonymousreply 6August 10, 2021 12:03 AM

Well the original screenwriter of Child's Play, Don Mancini, is an out and proud gay man.

He's kind of hot too!

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by Anonymousreply 7August 10, 2021 12:08 AM

Last year I binged all the old movies. They are delightful trash, and I was bummed to think there would be no follow-up to the events of Cult of Chucky. I want to see what happens with Nica!

Mark Hamill was great as the new Chucky, but everything else about that movie was meh.

by Anonymousreply 8August 10, 2021 12:09 AM

I think it's impressive that Don has revamped the franchise several times without ever doing a Halloween style "alternate timeline"

by Anonymousreply 9August 10, 2021 12:44 AM

Wasn’t the latest one an alternative timeline?

by Anonymousreply 10August 10, 2021 12:56 AM

Three good signs:

1) Don Mancini has resumed writing and directing duties.

2) It looks like a return to some comedy for the series, though not the full-blown camp of BRIDE and SEED OF CHUCKY, which I loved. It looks like a hybrid of comedy and a slasher taking itself seriously, which would be better than the original films without the "modern tech"-focused gimmickry of the 2019 movie.

3) I love placing the doll in the hands of a teenager struggling with bullying and sexuality rather than a child. This looks to be some more personal and real-world relevance from Don Mancini that just so happens to appeal to the horror demographic better.

by Anonymousreply 11August 10, 2021 12:59 AM

R10 Doesn't count. Different creative team, done against Don's wishes. The Halloween franchise was always in the hands of the Akkad family.

by Anonymousreply 12August 10, 2021 1:00 AM

I just wonder if they can keep this one kid's story going for ten episodes. Maybe there are multiple storylines? Or it could be an anthology show.

by Anonymousreply 13August 10, 2021 1:23 AM

Some hater in the redundant thread is saying that horror fanboys will hate anything gay, male-related.

But the truth is, sympathy for gay characters is a trend in horror right now, with shows like THE BABYSITTER really pandering to gay boys, who have always been big supporters of horror flicks.

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by Anonymousreply 14August 19, 2021 9:04 PM

There is no Chucky without Brad Dourif

by Anonymousreply 15August 19, 2021 9:36 PM

I like that former actors from the movies like Justin Whalin (who I haven’t seen in anything in forever) are included.

by Anonymousreply 16August 19, 2021 9:54 PM

TheQuartering is not cool with a "romance between two teen boys."

He won't be watching "woke" Chucky.

BTW, does anyone know if this is a one-and-done show, or will it be getting more seasons?

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by Anonymousreply 17August 19, 2021 10:01 PM

How are Justin Whalen and Alex Vincent coming back as the same character?

I always wondered why Catherine Hicks never returned for the sequels. Was she just not interested? I think her husband worked on the original movies.

by Anonymousreply 18August 19, 2021 10:08 PM

Would be very fun to see Catherine Hicks and Chris Sarandon return, preferably not just cameos.

Alex Vincent played adult Andy so I would guess Justin Whalin is playing a different character. But anything can happen in this franchise so maybe there will be two Andys.

by Anonymousreply 19August 19, 2021 10:45 PM

Well good riddance to bad homophobes, r17.

Chucky is a franchise created by a gay man.

Your bigot boy can take a hike.

by Anonymousreply 20August 20, 2021 3:46 AM

[quote] How are Justin Whalen and Alex Vincent coming back as the same character?

Have you never heard of the multi-verse?

by Anonymousreply 21August 21, 2021 5:57 AM

Jesus, I didn't realize the Chucky fandom was this fucking crazy!

I just wanted to try and enjoy the tv show.

Guess I'll have to stay out of the comments section.

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by Anonymousreply 22September 5, 2021 5:19 PM

R18 she met her husband on the first movie.

I bought this set when it was on sale for $15.

The low point for me is definitely Part 3. I'm not a huge fan of Brad Dourif's daughter, but when it comes to Chucky...In Don I Trust.

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by Anonymousreply 23September 5, 2021 5:57 PM

Who’s his daughter?

by Anonymousreply 24September 6, 2021 6:26 AM

I didn’t know Catherine Hicks and Justin Whalen were coming back. Is that confirmed?

by Anonymousreply 25September 6, 2021 7:09 AM

^ Neither is listed on imdb for whatever that's worth. It also says that Jennifer Tilly and Fiona Dourif are only in one episode, which I hope is incorrect. Probably too much to hope. On the other hand another returning character is in four episodes per imdb, and Alex Vincent is in three.

by Anonymousreply 26September 6, 2021 8:37 PM

Never trust IMDB before a show is out. It's always incomplete. And Tilly was on set for months, per social media

by Anonymousreply 27September 6, 2021 8:40 PM

[quote] And Tilly was on set for months, per social media

Yay!

by Anonymousreply 28September 6, 2021 8:46 PM

Why does she need to be on set if she’s just doing a voice?

by Anonymousreply 29September 6, 2021 10:56 PM

Tiffany possessed the body of Jennifer Tilly in part 5 and is in human form now.

by Anonymousreply 30September 7, 2021 12:16 AM

They wanted me for the boy’s mother, but when I showed up to read, they said I was much too young.

by Anonymousreply 31September 7, 2021 12:21 AM

And TOO creepy.

by Anonymousreply 32September 7, 2021 12:47 AM

New video, bitches!

It appears that those who thought that Don Mancini used real-life events as inspiration for the lead character were correct.

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by Anonymousreply 33September 13, 2021 10:32 PM

"it looks fire AF"

You sound mentally retarded

by Anonymousreply 34September 13, 2021 10:34 PM

New trailer shows the returning actors and some humor.

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by Anonymousreply 35October 3, 2021 12:38 PM

Is he, I mean them, non-binary now?

by Anonymousreply 36October 3, 2021 12:58 PM

[quote]He soon discovers how powerful Chucky is and uses him as a weapon that he unleashes on his school bullies.

This premise has some real potential. And could solve the problem of the original films that a goofy looking doll with a knife was more funny than scary, and the murders were just ridiculous. The first trailer looked promising but the second looks like it just devolves into a mess quick.

by Anonymousreply 37October 3, 2021 1:16 PM

Chucky premieres TONIGHT on SyFy!!

Is anyone watching?

by Anonymousreply 38October 13, 2021 1:25 AM

R38, I will await your review before I invest time in it.

by Anonymousreply 39October 13, 2021 1:32 AM

Chucky got lucky.

Hee hee hee hee hee HEEEEEEEEE

by Anonymousreply 40October 13, 2021 1:53 AM

This was just ok. The only times it was really entertaining was when Chucky was doing something. The younger cast seems to be very weak overall. The actor playing Jake was passable enough, but the others left a lot to be desired. The cousin, the black guy Jake has the crush on, and Lexy the bully cunt all needed better actors playing them. Not sure if I'll continue watching or not. I might watch another episode or two to see if it improves.

by Anonymousreply 41October 13, 2021 5:07 AM

I absolutely loved it, R41.

The show had a great gay vibe, the lead actor is cute, and the mean girl is a good villain.

Can't wait to see Jennifer Tilly and the kid who played Andy, join the cast.

But my absolute favorite part is the foul-mouthed Chucky. That always gets a laugh out of me.

The talent show scene was hilarious, especially when he told them all to go fuck themselves... rofl. And then they clapped for him!

I'm already invested in this show after only one episode.

by Anonymousreply 42October 13, 2021 8:41 AM

The Chucky doll is kind of cute.

by Anonymousreply 43October 13, 2021 4:04 PM

I thought the talent show scene was going to end up being a dream it was so over the top and unrealistic.

by Anonymousreply 44October 13, 2021 4:19 PM

The first episode was surprisingly good. Full episode has been posted on youtube for your viewing pleasure.

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by Anonymousreply 45October 13, 2021 4:41 PM

I've liked all the Childs Play/Chucky movies but the last one set in the asylum was just downright awful.

by Anonymousreply 46October 13, 2021 5:07 PM

It was fucking HILARIOUS R44.

I wish I had a Chucky in my life to fight for me.

by Anonymousreply 47October 13, 2021 5:35 PM

The low point of the movies was Child's Play 3. But none of them are unwatchable

by Anonymousreply 48October 13, 2021 5:48 PM

The twink is so hot.

Not sure his love interest is right for him, though.

Not much chemistry there.

by Anonymousreply 49October 13, 2021 5:50 PM

It's like we're in Groundhog's Day. Every new movie is just a remake or a sequel, or in many cases a remake of a remake (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).

by Anonymousreply 50October 13, 2021 6:06 PM

I disagree, R50.

This is a different iteration of Chucky, given that it's a television series, and the main character is a teen.

Also, this new version comes over 30 years since the original.

And you can really feel the difference.

by Anonymousreply 51October 13, 2021 6:12 PM

now lets talk about that little bitch Lexy

by Anonymousreply 52October 13, 2021 6:13 PM

Zackary Arthur was great casting.

He made the bridge between a teenager with a talking doll and "real life" very believeable.

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by Anonymousreply 53October 13, 2021 6:19 PM

This picture is so adorable.

A boy with a doll. Rofl.

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by Anonymousreply 54October 13, 2021 6:34 PM

nobody in that school found it odd that someone his age would be carrying around a doll? the science teacher never even asked about it

by Anonymousreply 55October 13, 2021 6:48 PM

[quote] nobody in that school found it odd that someone his age would be carrying around a doll? the science teacher never even asked about it

It's a new WOKE world, R55.

You have no idea...

by Anonymousreply 56October 13, 2021 6:49 PM

Hey Sebastian went everywhere with his teddy bear and nobody said a thing on Brideshead revisited

by Anonymousreply 57October 13, 2021 6:53 PM

I think the Aunt's secret is that she's really related to Charles Lee Ray (Chucky)

by Anonymousreply 58October 13, 2021 7:05 PM

I really enjoy it so far.

by Anonymousreply 59October 13, 2021 7:19 PM

It is a very good show so far. I liked Cult of Chucky and all, but it was just plain bizarre. I wasn't sure how they were going to follow up to it. But I wondered the same after the weirdness of Seed of Chucky and they did just fine. The series has taken many strange and unexpected twists and turns but it has been a fun ride and I love it. I look forward to seeing the rest and where this show goes. It will be hard to wait a whole week for another.

by Anonymousreply 60October 13, 2021 7:57 PM

Thanks for posting the first episode!

by Anonymousreply 61October 13, 2021 10:38 PM

Loved it. Everyone made fun of him for bringing a doll to school. Did you even watch the show? He's made fun at the bus, at the hallways, etc.

by Anonymousreply 62October 13, 2021 10:46 PM

They also posted on Instagram. He was the laughing stock of the day because of Chucky.

by Anonymousreply 63October 13, 2021 10:46 PM

What a hard-working cast. Really strenuous acting.

by Anonymousreply 64October 13, 2021 10:47 PM

R58

The aunt's secret is that she's having an affair! So obvious.

by Anonymousreply 65October 13, 2021 11:34 PM

Add me to thish talented enshemble casht, I’ll throw in a theme shong!

by Anonymousreply 66October 13, 2021 11:54 PM

I really like the kid's hairstyle at R54.

What product(s) do I have to use to get mine to look like that?

by Anonymousreply 67October 14, 2021 1:06 AM

[quote] What product(s) do I have to use to get mine to look like that?

Brian Singer sperm

by Anonymousreply 68October 14, 2021 1:10 AM

[quote] The younger cast seems to be very weak overall. The actor playing Jake was passable enough, but the others left a lot to be desired. The cousin, the black guy Jake has the crush on, and Lexy the bully cunt all needed better actors playing them.

I was googling the cast, and the kid playing the cousin is Teo Briones, son of Jon Jon Briones who played a warlock on American Horror Story Coven, as well as Andrew Cunanan's father on American Crime Story: Assassination of Gianni Versace.

Surprisingly, he's the oldest of all the young main cast members.

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by Anonymousreply 69October 14, 2021 1:21 AM

[quote] The talent show scene was hilarious, especially when he told them all to go fuck themselves... rofl. And then they clapped for him!

Chucky called the audience dickheads and fucking assholes. Rofl!

by Anonymousreply 70October 14, 2021 1:42 PM

what was that face Lexy's mom was giving to the little sister? It looked like she was proud of her

by Anonymousreply 71October 14, 2021 3:39 PM

Since this is DL its safe for me to say that bully Oliver is cuter than Junior.

by Anonymousreply 72October 14, 2021 4:18 PM

[quote] what was that face Lexy's mom was giving to the little sister? It looked like she was proud of her

The theme of this television version of Chucky seems to be getting even with bullies.

The little sister was clearly bullied by Lexy.

So when Chucky put Lexy in her place, and embarrassed her, the little sister all of a sudden perked up, and there was a glint in her eye. Almost in admiration of what Chucky was doing to her older sister.

It was lovely.

by Anonymousreply 73October 14, 2021 5:55 PM

I decided to give it a try. At first, I thought it was just more hacky modern juvenile horror BS, but it grew on me and ended up liking it. The characters have potential.

by Anonymousreply 74October 15, 2021 2:33 AM

I watched this and liked it! I'm all in.

I wonder how/when Lexi will die.

by Anonymousreply 75October 15, 2021 4:53 PM

Why are there so many twinks on this show???!!!

by Anonymousreply 76October 15, 2021 6:10 PM

R76 Bryan Singer is the Executive Producer.

by Anonymousreply 77October 15, 2021 7:32 PM

I didn't even recognize Devon Sawa as the hot uncle.

He's looking good.

by Anonymousreply 78October 16, 2021 6:05 AM

Cant believe the 90s twink Devon Sawa now a daddy.

by Anonymousreply 79October 16, 2021 7:32 AM

Holy shit -- that was Devon Sawa?

by Anonymousreply 80October 16, 2021 7:36 AM

This is probably the best new show of the season.

by Anonymousreply 81October 16, 2021 7:39 AM

Devon Sawa is a total hot daddy now.

He played both the father and uncle of the lead twink, Jake.

I didn't realize it, but the father and uncle are supposed to be twins.

Which is why at first, I couldn't figure out which one was Devon. It was because he played them both.

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by Anonymousreply 82October 16, 2021 12:21 PM

If you look at the photo at R82, it's hard to believe that Daddy Devon ever looked like this...

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by Anonymousreply 83October 16, 2021 12:23 PM

Devon’s hot, but you can tell he lived a rough life. He reminds me of Anthony Michael Hall. Two pretty, soft guys who matured into angry, hardened men.

by Anonymousreply 84October 16, 2021 12:43 PM

Rough life is right.

Damn.

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by Anonymousreply 85October 16, 2021 12:49 PM

Wow

by Anonymousreply 86October 16, 2021 1:04 PM

Still look better than fellow 90s twink Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Or Leo for that matter.

by Anonymousreply 87October 16, 2021 1:50 PM

I never did understand why Devon was in Eminem's "Stan" video with Dido.

He does look a lot like Eminem, but Marshall himself was already in the video, so why use Devon?

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by Anonymousreply 88October 16, 2021 5:19 PM

Where can one watch Episode 2? I'm assuming they won't be streaming it for free on Youtube.

by Anonymousreply 89October 16, 2021 10:30 PM

The season pass is twenty bucks on Apple. You can buy individual episode too for three dollars a piece.

by Anonymousreply 90October 17, 2021 8:10 AM

Just subscribe to a streaming service with SyFy

by Anonymousreply 91October 17, 2021 1:07 PM

R89 is asking for FREE.

Like what R45 posted.

by Anonymousreply 92October 17, 2021 2:24 PM

Then R89 can find it for himself, Miss Thing at R92. We’re not here to nursemaid people through buggy foreign servers. Nowhere in their post did they indicate they were indigent.

by Anonymousreply 93October 17, 2021 4:06 PM

R90, thanks. I will purchase this show, since I'm in support of TV featuring gay male storylines.

by Anonymousreply 94October 18, 2021 4:24 AM

New episode tonight.

by Anonymousreply 95October 18, 2021 7:05 PM

Did anyone see the new episode? Was it good?

by Anonymousreply 96October 19, 2021 5:03 PM

Not yet bro

by Anonymousreply 97October 19, 2021 5:06 PM

New episode tonight on SyFy R96.

by Anonymousreply 98October 19, 2021 5:31 PM

I want to hear more foul-mouthed Chucky!

by Anonymousreply 99October 19, 2021 7:08 PM

Not me

by Anonymousreply 100October 19, 2021 7:13 PM

[quote] Last year I binged all the old movies. They are delightful trash,

I saw the original Child's Play when it came out on VHS (gee, thanks older bro), and it terrified me as a child -- of course I was around Andy's age at the time. Only upon rewatching it did I appreciate how hilarious so much of it was.

by Anonymousreply 101October 19, 2021 10:01 PM

[quote] Only upon rewatching it did I appreciate how hilarious so much of it was.

It was totally hilarious.

I especially like when Chucky chases after Andy's mom and says, "You fucking whore! You filthy slut!"

That line always cracks me the fuck up. He doesn't even know her, and he's shouting obscenities at her.

by Anonymousreply 102October 19, 2021 10:15 PM

I guess if that’s your thing

by Anonymousreply 103October 19, 2021 11:35 PM

It’s starting tonight on Showcase in Canada (Ontario anyway).

by Anonymousreply 104October 19, 2021 11:44 PM

So is the podcast twink Devon gay too?

Funny that he's friends with both "Jake" and "Junior," even though they're enemies.

I love that we're not sure who's gay and who's not on this show.

Interestingly, his name is Bjorgvin Arnarson. Love it.

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by Anonymousreply 105October 19, 2021 11:51 PM

Jennifer Tilly is back, bitches!

She was my favorite thing about Bride of Chucky.

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by Anonymousreply 106October 20, 2021 12:01 AM

Awww.... sweet.

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by Anonymousreply 107October 20, 2021 1:19 AM

Love it.

by Anonymousreply 108October 20, 2021 2:00 AM

I like watching Chucky w/ Caroline

by Anonymousreply 109October 20, 2021 2:46 AM

Lexy is such a fucking little bitch. I can't wait to see her die. At least Junior seems to be coming to his senses and realizing she is no good.

by Anonymousreply 110October 20, 2021 4:27 AM

Lexy does realize that was Jr's uncle she was mocking?

by Anonymousreply 111October 20, 2021 4:30 AM

Lexy is so one dementional. And the actress is playing her is very stiff. You know they want us to want her dead, but she's just a basic, bland cunt. I doubt she gets killed off, just lots of close call teases.

by Anonymousreply 112October 20, 2021 4:42 AM

Unfortunately I can't imagine Lexy dying any time soon. They'll draw it out and keep us waiting. We need something to look forward to each episode so we can wonder "Will this be the one?" Then we can breathe a sigh of relief when it finally is. I just hope they don't try to give her a redemption arc. After how vile she's been, I don't know if I could bring myself to feel sorry for her.

by Anonymousreply 113October 20, 2021 5:00 AM

Lexy is the younger sister of the blond rich girl on the new Gossip Girl. Their mother is the drunk blond mom from One Tree Hill

by Anonymousreply 114October 20, 2021 6:11 AM

I think we'll learn that somebody is pulling Lexi's strings. Probably Tiffany or someone on Chucky's side.

by Anonymousreply 115October 20, 2021 10:27 AM

The actress playing Lexy played Faith Newman (Nick and Sharon’s daughter) on The Young & The Restless for ten years before recently leaving the role, presumably to do this Chucky project. She also played young Dolly Parton in the 2015 TV movie Coat of Many Colors.

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by Anonymousreply 116October 20, 2021 11:00 AM

I’ve never seen a Chucky movie, other than a bit here or there, but after reading an interview with the gay creator and learning this show would have some gay characters I decided to watch. It’s fun enough. The acting is pretty bad across the board. Glad Jennifer Tilly will be showing up.

The science teacher telling the bully to “shut the fuck up” was weird. Teachers can curse out students now?

R114. That’s funny. I was thinking Lexy reminded me of the chick from Gossip Girl. Apparently there is a third actress sister as well. I never watched One Tree Hill so I don’t recognize the mom, Barbara Alyn Woods.

by Anonymousreply 117October 20, 2021 11:00 AM

[quote] Unfortunately I can't imagine Lexy dying any time soon. They'll draw it out and keep us waiting.

I agree. Plus, the show needs a villain.

[quote] I just hope they don't try to give her a redemption arc. After how vile she's been

I think they're already doing it.

Making the parents seem like they don't care about her, and how she was saying that she was being bullied by "Chucky" on the stage, and then saying that her little sister didn't even like to be touched. It's all trying to make her seem like she's the victim. Even though we all know she's a thundercunt.

Anywho, the kids on this show look WAY too young to be drinking. Aren't they in Middle School? Like, 7th and 8th grade? And they look it, too.

The kid who plays Junior looks especially young. I don't see him as a jock OR an alpha male. He looks like a little twerp. I don't know why he was cast for this part. He's so wrong for it. I think it was a "diversity" hire, to be honest.

And does Hackensack have a rich enclave? Lol. The houses these people live in, look really nice. Like mansions. I thought Hackensack was a shithole?

The black lady passing out Halloween candy cracked me up. "Aren't you kids a little old to be trick-or-treating? When I was your age, I was getting high!" And then talking to the cop with the razor blade in her mouth. In the closing credits, her character is named "Gladys Kravitz." Lol.

by Anonymousreply 118October 20, 2021 1:51 PM

As a Canadian, I have to bemoan the presence of Canadian actors and production values. It cheapens a show.

by Anonymousreply 119October 20, 2021 1:54 PM

[quote] As a Canadian, I have to bemoan the presence of Canadian actors and production values. It cheapens a show.

Day of the Dead is a new show on SyFy, and it's loaded with Canadian actors!

I especially love Keenan Tracey and Daniel Doheny.

So you can go straight to hell!

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by Anonymousreply 120October 20, 2021 1:57 PM

R118 I was a little shocked when Lexy was berating her little boyfriend, Junior, for not knowing what he was doing in bed. He clearly asked "What do you want me to do?" And she snapped at him saying "you should already KNOW." I was thinking "you're what? 13 or 14 years old? You should slow down a little before you end up on 16 and Pregnant."

by Anonymousreply 121October 20, 2021 2:09 PM

R120 must be an ACTRA member.

by Anonymousreply 122October 20, 2021 2:13 PM

Is the cat harmed? I can't watch that stuff.

by Anonymousreply 123October 20, 2021 3:04 PM

The cat is harmed. A frog is also gruesomely dissected.

by Anonymousreply 124October 20, 2021 3:24 PM

Bullies, abusive dad, etc. It's like half of DLers' childhoods including mine.

by Anonymousreply 125October 20, 2021 3:47 PM

The uncle is pretty hot.

by Anonymousreply 126October 20, 2021 3:54 PM

The uncle and the dad are both played by Devon Sawa.

by Anonymousreply 127October 20, 2021 4:34 PM

Watching Lexi dress up as Jake's dad for Halloween, was hilarious.

And then her acting out his electroction scene.... who is the twisted fuck who thought THAT up??

ZZZZZZZZZZZ ... uhhuuhuhuhuhuhuhhhhhhuhuh.. zzzzzzzz

Omg.

by Anonymousreply 128October 20, 2021 4:37 PM

I like how the dialogue between kids and adults is very contemporary and real: fuck this, shit that, no "Watch your language!" nonsense.

by Anonymousreply 129October 20, 2021 4:37 PM

Is Lexi's little sister autistic?

by Anonymousreply 130October 20, 2021 4:39 PM

Someone like Chucky could make this kid president. He just needs to follow everything he says. I'd like the animal abuse to stop, however.

by Anonymousreply 131October 20, 2021 5:00 PM

My boyfriend was born in Hackensack so I always laugh really hard when they talk about all the horrible things that come from there.

by Anonymousreply 132October 20, 2021 5:10 PM

R93, I believe SyFy themselves released the first episode on their official Youtube channel. I just watched it a couple of days ago, which would have been a week after it initially aired. Perhaps they will continue to do the same or maybe it was just a one time promotion for the series.

Overall I though it was decent. I was more surprised the USA network (and apparently SyFy) now allow F-bombs and other cuss words in their shows now. Chucky kind of sounds like Danny DeVito to me though.

by Anonymousreply 133October 20, 2021 5:23 PM

Ep 2 is out.

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by Anonymousreply 134October 20, 2021 5:32 PM

I grew up in Jersey not far from where this is set. I'm happy to have my region represented but the suspension of disbelief...hahahahahahaha

by Anonymousreply 135October 20, 2021 5:34 PM

Hackensack is a SHIT HOLE.

by Anonymousreply 136October 20, 2021 6:21 PM

after all the killing Chucky has done, I still had to turn my head when he went after the housekeeper

by Anonymousreply 137October 20, 2021 6:48 PM

That killing made no sense, R137.

It was gratuitous. I guess there has to be a killing in every episode.

I think it's funny that I actually see Lexi as a worse villain than Chucky.

by Anonymousreply 138October 20, 2021 6:57 PM

It suck that one of the most Jersey towns in the state is being represented by pale porridgy Canadians with northern accents. They need more hairy Italians to be authentic.

by Anonymousreply 139October 20, 2021 7:13 PM

The main boy looks like he could be Italian.

by Anonymousreply 140October 20, 2021 7:33 PM

The kid that plays Jake Wheeler (Zackary Arthur) is cute now, but he's going to age like spoiled milk.

The only thing going for him right now is that he's a twink. But he sort of has cave man features.

I'm curious to see what he looks like in his 20's and 30's.

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by Anonymousreply 141October 20, 2021 7:36 PM

It's nice to see these kids be so open that they cheer two boys making out in a closet -- never woulda happened when I was in Jr. High!

by Anonymousreply 142October 20, 2021 8:47 PM

Give us some Italian Joisey dick!

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by Anonymousreply 143October 20, 2021 8:57 PM

[quote] It's nice to see these kids be so open that they cheer two boys making out in a closet -- never woulda happened when I was in Jr. High!

But they didn't make out.

They were both trying to escape.

by Anonymousreply 144October 20, 2021 9:09 PM

I was actually wondering if Jake was just imagining Chucky talking to him.

Maybe he is going crazy from bullying, and he's going to become a killer. And "Chucky" is just the voices in his head.

You think?

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by Anonymousreply 145October 20, 2021 9:15 PM

That would be a pretty dark variation of a school shooting (going after his school bullies). I don't think any show would go there.

by Anonymousreply 146October 20, 2021 9:24 PM

R144, true, but the assumption from the other kids was that they did -- to cheers and not jeers.

by Anonymousreply 147October 20, 2021 9:31 PM

Lexy sure is a lot. I don't remember anyone in junior high being that awful. Then again, I was a loner and didn't give a shit about the so-called popular kids.

So Jake is Chucky's descendant, right? That's why Chucky is taking a special interest? That could mesh with the idea that Chucky and Tiffany are manipulating all this. Chucky wants Jake to carry on the family tradition (because Glen/da is not?)

by Anonymousreply 148October 22, 2021 1:25 AM

[quote] So Jake is Chucky's descendant, right? That's why Chucky is taking a special interest?

Where did you get that from, R148?

I must have missed the part when they mentioned that.

by Anonymousreply 149October 22, 2021 1:43 AM

Junior in bathrobe ( and later in shorts ) plus Oliver brought out my inner Bryan Singer.

by Anonymousreply 150October 22, 2021 9:48 AM

Chucky creator Don Mancini definitely seems to like his twinks.

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by Anonymousreply 151October 22, 2021 9:52 AM

I have watched this repeatedly and can't figure out what is said after the kid says "No, I can't stand the sight of blood...____". Does anyone know what is said? It's driving me nuts. Right around 0:54-0:58. I'm hearing impaired and the captions don't show it. Please help.

by Anonymousreply 152October 22, 2021 2:51 PM

Nevermind. The other kid calls him a pussy. Figured it out.

by Anonymousreply 153October 22, 2021 2:52 PM

I still don't know if the main twink is a bad or a good actor.

by Anonymousreply 154October 22, 2021 3:02 PM

Same here, R154.

I would say that he's a decent actor for his age. But at times, you can definitely tell he's acting.

Same goes for most of the other kids.

Oh, and did Chucky give Jake a black eye? WTF was that all about?

So he goes from being abused by his dad, to being abused by Chucky? It was a weird conversation, when Chucky tells Jake "I'm sorry, I'll never do that again."

by Anonymousreply 155October 22, 2021 3:45 PM

r155, that's what abusive husbands say when they beat their wives.

I believe it plays into the premise that people in abusive relationships only attract more abusive relationships until they abandon their "I'm a doormat and I deserve all the beatings I get!" low self-esteem beliefs.

Jake's relationship with his dad, Jake's relationship with Lexy (his main bully on the show), and Chucky.

by Anonymousreply 156October 22, 2021 4:56 PM

[quote]I still don't know if the main twink is a bad or a good actor.

I thought he was a lot better in the second episode.

by Anonymousreply 157October 22, 2021 5:20 PM

[quote] Anywho, the kids on this show look WAY too young to be drinking. Aren't they in Middle School? Like, 7th and 8th grade? And they look it, too.

It's actually refreshing to have a show where teens actually portray teens and act like them too.

[quote] I believe it plays into the premise that people in abusive relationships only attract more abusive relationships until they abandon their "I'm a doormat and I deserve all the beatings I get!" low self-esteem beliefs.

I hope they don't go too far with it. What they did with Freddy in the remake was just icky. People want to see Chucky kill. They don't want child abuse.

by Anonymousreply 158October 22, 2021 5:35 PM

The lighting is weird in some scenes. At one point, Junior's face looked like it was CGI

by Anonymousreply 159October 22, 2021 5:57 PM

[quote] Lexy is so one dementional.

True. But at 14, most kids haven't yet developed nuance and complexity of character.

by Anonymousreply 160October 22, 2021 6:05 PM

Will Lexi ever get the ax??

I hope so!!

by Anonymousreply 161October 22, 2021 9:57 PM

I'm betting the little sister kills Lexi at Chucky's prodding. They're setting something up there.

by Anonymousreply 162October 22, 2021 11:02 PM
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