Orion Pictures has released the first trailer for the Child’s Play remake, which is an anticipated contemporary version of the iconic horror classic.
Child’s Play follows a mother who gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature.
The updated horror stars Aubrey Plaza (Ingrid Goes West, FX’s Legion, Safety Not Guaranteed) as Karen, Emmy and Tony nominee Brian Tyree Henry (FX’s Atlanta, Widows, If Beale Street Could Talk) as Mike and Gabriel Bateman (Lights Out, CBS’s American Gothic) as Andy. Rounding out the cast are Beatrice Kitsos (Fox’s The Exorcist), Ty Consiglio (Wonder) and Carlease Burke (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle).
Rising filmmaker Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) directed from Tyler Burton Smith’s (Kung Fury, Quantum Break video game) screenplay based on the original motion picture. David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith produced under their KatzSmith Productions banner. The duo produced last year’s smash hit remake of IT, the highest grossing horror film of all time bringing in $700 million at the global box office. Aaron Schmidt and Chris Ferguson executive produced.
Child’s Play has a June 21 release from the producers if IT.