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‘Chucky’ TV Series Ordered at Syfy From Original Creators

Syfy has handed out a straight-to-series order for a “Chucky” TV series, based on the possessed doll from the “Child’s Play” film franchise, with the original creators on board.

Don Mancini, who wrote all seven films (and directed three), will serve as showrunner and direct the first episode. David Kirschner, who produced all of the films alongside Mancini, will executive produce alongside Nick Antosca and Harley Peyton, under Antosca’s Eat the Cat production company. Ucp is set as the studio.

Here is the logline for the series from Syfy:

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