div id=””>Once again for the people at the back: Aubrey Plaza is the mother in Child's play – not the killer doll
More than 30 years after its first theatrical release, the Child's play The franchise returned to the big screen with a reimagination that Square, Brian Tyree Henry and Gabriel Bateman fulfilling some of his most iconic roles.
But what part of the Plaza, better known to represent the month of April Ludgate vaguely threatening Parks and recreation, The reboot games have, according to her, caused confusion for some.
"Oh, are you playing Chucky?"
"When most people discover that I am in Child's playThey're like, "Oh, are you playing Chucky?" Said Plaza to Mashable.
"And I'm like," No, asshole, I'm playing mother. "
Appearing as Karen Barclay, Andy (Bateman), a single mother who sociopathically kills and who calls himself Chucky, unknowingly offers his girl, Square, the majority of the film shouting, running and fighting for his life. In the trailer, she looks bloodied and hung around her neck while she is in the nearby town of Chucky, voiced by Mark Hamill.
For long-time Plaza fans, it's a strange thing to see her with her captivating confidence from anywhere except in the driver's seat. But for Plaza, it was part of the call.
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"That's part of the reason I did it, because I thought to myself:" Wow, I bet nobody would see that coming, "she recalls. , noting that Child's play This is the first horror movie she has agreed to be despite several offers in the past.
"I do not really think about genre (or public expectations) when I shoot, it's more of a commitment to the character."
First played by Catherine Hicks in 1988, Karen is a well-known horror character whose maternal instinct has been the basis of the success of the multi-million dollar franchise, and whose critical role is that of a star as big as Plaza.
But Child's play This is the first time Plaza has played a mother on the screen – a casting choice for Plaza, which continues to surprise moviegoers, in part because of its age.
"I just thought that the idea of playing a single young mother was interesting," Plaza says, pointing to her personal connection to the character. "My mother was very young when she had me, so this dynamic seemed very familiar to me."
But even with her sense of humor and personal connection permeated in the character, Plaza says she continues to hit some as an unusual casting choice for "mother".
Fortunately, this perfectly matches a character already perfectly complex.
"It's hard to play a single mother trying to do her best with her son," Plaza said.
"Then, when you add the element of a doll that murders people, it 's an actor' s challenge in which I thought to myself," Oh yes, I'm going to m & # 39; take care of that. "The stakes are so important, and you do not see it with a lot of tragedy these days."
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