Child's Play is an upcoming American slasher film directed by Lars Klevberg and written by Tyler Burton Smith. It serves as a remake and reboot of the 1988 film of the same name, following a plot similar to the original film. It stars Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Tim Matheson, and Mark Hamillas the voice of Chucky.
The film was officially announced in July 2018, a modern version of Child's Play that was in development at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer without the involvement of franchise creator Don Mancini or Brad Dourif. Lars Klevberg and writer Tyler Burton Smith signed on as director and screenwriter, respectively, alongside Itproducers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg.
The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on June 21, 2019, by Orion Pictures through the United Artists Releasing joint-venture, making it the first Child's Play film since the original 1988 film not to be produced or distributed by Universal Pictures.