The first season of Don Mancini sleeper hit horror series, chucky, will make its way to Blu-ray on April 12 from Universal. The series is based on the popular Child’s play franchise that Mancini originally created, which follows the exploits of Chucky, the killer doll from Good Guy. chuckywhich was renewed for a second season in November, simulcast on SYFY and USA Network in late 2021. The first season managed to attract 9.5 million total viewers. Nick Antoscawho served as showrunner on String zero and The actis an executive producer of the show.
The Blu-ray release of the first season of chucky features all eight episodes, totaling 6 hours and 4 minutes. The Blu-ray also includes two special features. One of the special features appears to be a featurette called “The Legacy of Chucky”. There’s also a slew of deleted scenes, which serve as a second special feature.
The first season of chucky followed the titular doll as it is sold at a garage sale in a small suburban town and begins to wreak havoc on the lives of many residents. Although there are many new faces, including a teenage artist named Jake (Zackary Arthur), the show actually creates a sort of “Chucky-verse,” where characters from the original franchise return and intertwine in ways they never have before. Legacy actors from the original Child’s play the returning franchise in the new series includes Brad Dourif like chucky, Jennifer Tilly like Tiffany, Fiona Dourif like Nica Pierce, Alexander Vincent like Andy Barclay, and Christine Elise like Kyle. It was teased by Mancini and Tilly that Glen/Glenda, Chucky and Tiffany’s child from Seed of Chuckywill appear in the second season of chucky.
Mancini reportedly began working on scripts for the second season last December, and it should see a release in late 2022. Until then, fans of the show will have to purchase the first season Blu-ray to satisfy their cravings. Check out the official Blu-ray cover art and synopsis for the first season of chucky below:
“After a vintage Chucky doll appears at a suburban garage sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of gruesome murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets. During this time, the arrival of enemies – and allies – from Chucky’s past threatens to expose the truth behind the murders, as well as the demon doll’s untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child who somehow became this notorious monster.
Check out the Blu-Ray cover below:
Chucky is the gift that horror fans keep on giving.
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