According to Deadline, Oscar nominee Jennifer Tilly (Bullets Over Broadway) has finalized negotiations to reprise her role as Tiffany Valentine in the upcoming second season of Chucky. This marks the sixth time that Tilly will be playing appearing as the character, which she first portrayed in the 1998 film Bride of Chucky.
In addition, it has also been revealed that Don Mancini’s horror-comedy series is planning to make its return this upcoming fall on USA Network and Syfy, which might be around the same time as its debut last year.
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The Chucky series stars Zackary Arthur, Teo Briones, Bjorgvin Arnarson, and Alyvia Alyn Lind along with Devon Sawa, Lexa Doig, and Barbara Alyn Woods along with franchise vets Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Fiona Dourif.
“Season 1 is set in an idyllic American town thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders sweep through and threaten to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets, all of which come on the heels of a vintage Chucky doll turning up at a suburban yard sale,” reads the official synopsis. “At the same time, the titular doll must deal with the arrival of enemies and allies from his past who threaten to expose the truth behind the killings and the untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child turned demonic killer.”
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Chucky is created and executive produced by franchise creator Don Mancini, who is also serving as the showrunner and director. Executive producers are franchise producer and doll creator David Kirschner and Nick Antosca via his Eat the Cat production label.