Chucky from Child’s Play gets a TV series

The iconic demon doll Chucky, the central figure in the Childs Play film franchise, will get a show now. Syfy channel has given out a straight-to-series order for a show based on the iconic horror character. The announcement was made at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Saturday, reports a website. The series hails from Don Mancini, who wrote the film franchise on which the series is based. Mancini will also serve as showrunner and executive producer in addition to directing the first episode. David Kirschner and Nick Antosca will also executive produce, with Antosca producing via his Eat the Cat banner. Harley Peyton will also executive produce. Universal Content Productions (UCP) will serve as the studio. Antosca is currently under an overall deal at UCP. (IANS)

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