The “Child’s Play” horror movie series was the inspiration for Chucky Season 2, which premiered on October 12, 2021, on both Syfy and the USA Network.
The series is a follow-up to the movie “Cult of Chucky,” which came out in 2017. The main character of the story is a teenager named Jake Wheeler, who is played by Zackary Arthur. Jake buys a Good Guy toy for a craft project, only to find out that the toy is possessed by the spirit of serial killer Charles Lee, also known as Chucky. Soon, the toy causes several massacres in Jake’s hometown of Hackensack, New Jersey. This made Jake a prime suspect in the eyes of the police.
Don Mancini had the idea for the horror series. He has also directed three of the “Chucky” movies and written many of the “Child’s Play” movies. Don Mancini was the showrunner and an executive producer.
When the first season of Chucky came out on October 12, 2021, most critics and viewers liked it. On Rotten Tomatoes, 88 percent of viewers have given the show a 90 percent rating. In response to the many compliments, John Doyle of the Globe and Mail said, “Chucky is a delight: a twisted, wise, funny, and very droll series with bits of gore, but nothing that will hurt your head. It’s a complete start over.”
Reports from TVLine say that the horror series has been picked up for a second season, which will make fans very happy. Here’s what we know about season 2 of Chucky.
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Is Chucky season 2 happening?
Yes! The network quickly picked up the show again, and on November 29, Deadline reported that USA Network and SYFY had picked up Chucky for a second season. According to the source, NBCUniversal says that 9.5 million people watched the first season of the horror series.
That’s a lot of horror fans, so the show can keep going. If you haven’t seen Chucky yet, you can watch the first season in one sitting on Peacock.
— Chucky (@ChuckyIsReal) December 4, 2021
Chucky season 2 release date
The source doesn’t say when exactly season 2 of Chucky will come out. But we’re willing to bet that it will come out in late September or early October 2022, just in time for Halloween once again. The Wrap also says that work on the second season has started.
The cast of Chucky Season 2:
The official cast list for the next season hasn’t been released yet, but we expect all the main characters and supporting roles to be back for the second season of Chucky.
- Zackary Arthur (as Jake Wheeler)
- Björgvin Arnarson (as Devon Evans)
- Alyvia Alyn Lind (as Lexy Cross)
- Teo Briones (as Junior Wheeler)
- Brad Dourif (as the voice behind Chucky/Charles Lee Ray)
Where to Watch Chucky Season?
You can watch Chucky Season on Vudu, Peacock, Fubo Tv, Amazon Prime Vidoe, Hulu, and Apple Tv.
More About Chucky season:
Chucky is about the red-haired, freckle-faced doll named Chucky that has the soul of Charles Lee Ray, who was the serial killer at the center of the Child’s Play movies.
In the series, an old Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale. This throws an otherwise perfect American town into chaos, and a series of horrible murders start to show the town’s secrets and hypocrisies. At the same time, Chucky’s old enemies and friends are showing up, which could reveal the truth about the killings and how the demon doll, who seemed to be a normal child, turned into this notorious monster.
The eighth movie in the series, Chucky, comes after the seventh movie in the series, Cult of Chucky. Brad Dourif voices Chucky, Fiona Dourif, Alex Vincent, Christine Elise McCarthy, and Jennifer Tilly are all back from the previous movies. Zackary Arthur, Teo Briones, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Bjorgvin Arnarson, Lex Doig, and Devon Sawa are all new to the series.
It was made by the people who made Child’s Play by Don Mancini and Channel Zero by Nick Antosca. Along with David Kirschner, Alex Hedlund, and Harley Peyton, they are executive producers on the show.