The Fear Monger: This Week In Horror News Brings Us More Chucky, Nazi Zombies And More
Welcome, gobblers of all things horror, to a new weekly feature weíll be running here at Cinema Blend that will bind together five of the more interesting genre news stories of the week. Weíll be giving you trailers, posters, stills and big announcements for all your soon-to-be favorite horrors and thrillers coming out in the near future, plus some that you probably couldnít give a shit less about.
By no means is this an exhaustive list of everything the genre has to offer, but rather a meaty slice of whatís bubbling up to the surface. If you walk away from this with an erratic heartbeat and the feeling that someone is watching you through your windows, donít blame us. Weíre just the messengers.
Chucky Will Be Back For Round 7One of the hardest working dolls in show business, the Good Guy doll Chucky has been murdering people since 1988, in a film series that has gone from legitimately frightfest to tongue-in-cheek horror comedy back to tense slasher, all while barely hanging onto any central canon. This yearís Curse of Chucky proved that director/creator Don Mancini could still pull off some real scares, and those who wondered what happened after that film will be pleased to know Chuckyís reign of terror still isnít over. Mancini took to Twitter to announce there will indeed be a seventh film.
This is a truly polarizing franchise, and the strong words of fans and naysayers will no doubt keep it in the cultural zeitgeist for decades to come. And if the actual creator thinks that there are more stories to come from this killer doll, Iím on board for it. But Iíll need those stories to be a little smarter if at all possible. Iím saying this loudly just in case thereís a certain someone hiding behind the chair Iím sitting in, waiting to slash my ankles.
Take a peek at the Curse of Chucky trailer below.
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