Giving your child a doll for their birthday is all fun and games until you realize the doll is possessed. Sounds scary, right? Based on the 1998 film” The Childs Play,” Syfy premiered the horror film on October 12th, 2021. The series created by Don Mancini is a sequel to the movie “Cult of Chucky.” Chucky creates an uproar in the town, and soon enough, the murders start revealing the town’s hidden dark secrets. If you didn’t have enough of Halloween, this show got you covered! It is being released every week until the end of December 14th, when the last episode will premiere on Syfy. Grab your popcorns and blankets is about to get intense!
Chucky Season 2 Release Date: Has Chucky been canceled or renewed for the second season?
Syfy is yet to announce whether the series will be continued. We could analyze the rating, viewership, and fans’ comments to determine whether the show will be back. With a rating of 90% on rottentomatoes and a 7.5/10 on IMDb, chances of renewal are high. Chucky has only five episodes out, and the trend is promising. Since the series took only five months to be filmed, the second season should be expected in 2020 or mid-2023.
However, the show’s chief producer and show maker Don Mancini has stated that new episodes would be released next year.
Mancini’s statement states, “We’re thrilled to start pulling the strings on the season 2 of puppet mayhem with ‘Chucky.’ Many thanks to our partners at the USA, Syfy and UCP for their incredible support and guidance bringing ‘Chucky’ to the small screen, bigger than ever. And to the fans, Chucky sends his still-undying thanks, and a message: ‘This isn’t over, not by a long shot. You better watch your backs in 2022!”
Chucky Season 2 Cast: Who can be in it?
Did you know that Lexy and Michelle Cross, who acts as mother and daughter in Chucky, share the same relation in real life? Well, now you know. We expect most of the cast in the first season reprising to their roles, the main character being Jake Wheler’s. Zachary Arthur as Jake is the first teenage LGBTQ protagonist to feature in “Child’s play.” He is a fourteen-year-old living with his drunk ad homophobic father in Hackensack. Brad Dourif, the oscar award nominee, is Charles (Chucky’s possessor). Bjorgin Arnarson as Devon Evans, Alyvia Alyn Lind as Lexy cross, Barbara Alyn as Michelle Cross. We also expect to see new faces featured in the series.
Chucky Season 2 Storyline: What happened in previous season?
The series is a sequel to the book “Cult of Chucky. “There are seven books in the franchise series. Jake Wheeler, a 14-year-old boy, is obsessed with toys. The nightmare begins when he purchases Chucky at the yard sale to tear out his school project. When Jake’s homophobic father sees the doll, he prevents Jake from bringing more dolls to his house. His rage is after Lexy comments on Jake being gay. Jake takes Chucky to school with the hope of finding a suitable buyer. Sooner, Jake realizes that the doll is haunted by Charles, who died of a gunshot. When Chucky starts killing people, Jake is suspected to be behind all these murders. The series also focuses on Charles’s past until the events leading to him possessing Chucky. A good doll turns wild! Jake finds himself in trying situations, one of them being gay in a homophobic environment.
Chucky Season 2 Trailer: When can we watch?
The trailer of the second season is yet to be out. Syfy is streaming both the trailer and the episodes of this season one. With only six episodes out, fans should expect a weekly release of the remaining episodes. The season two trailer will be out when thy renewal of this series has been made official.