Chucky the killer doll is trending this weekend — and the reason being as a result of there is a new silicone-laced slasher on the town that is acquired everybody dying for her … that'd be ‘M3GAN.’
The brand new horror flick simply hit theaters this weekend, and by all accounts … it is a hit with the younger crowd, particularly Gen-Zers and TikTok customers. Apparently, she's all the fad on-line proper now — there's tons of memes and whatnot cropping in regards to the film, which is alleged to be laced with darkish comedy, which is outwardly beginning to encroach on ‘Kid's Play’ territory.
You'll be able to hop into the pattern your self and see the comparisons which might be (jokingly) being drawn up between the traditional foul-mouthed Good Man of the ‘90s and M3GAN … who's very a lot so an improve when it comes to tech, tact and murdering functionality in 2022.
Should you're unfamiliar, ‘M3GAN’ is about this toy maker who creates a robotic finest good friend for kids … and checks it out on her niece, with out realizing the doll begins to develop a thoughts of its personal. Finally, it desires management of elevating the lady … and it goes on a murderous rampage to get it. Fairly acquainted territory, however on this case — it is shaping as much as be a success.
Field workplace estimates have ‘M3GAN’ aiming to rake up no less than $27 million by the weekend, which is a strong opening to kick off the brand new 12 months — particularly in opposition to ‘Avatar 2,’ which remains to be cleansing up since its December launch. Up to now, ‘M3GAN’ is at $11.7M.
Anyway, whereas ‘M3GAN’ may be the speak of the toy city proper now — Chucky's nonetheless acquired a particular place in individuals's hearts … and that is largely due to his SYFY/USA present, which has undoubtedly given him a brand new lease on life within the twenty first century.
It is fairly well-liked and maintains the spirit of the OG franchise. However with M3GAN out right here, everybody's one-time favourite killer doll may have to bust out a brand new trick or two and get much more with the instances than he has on TV to date.