By Clark Collis
April 10, 2019 at 02:01 PM EDT
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Chucky just found a new, musical, best friend.

The Walking Dead composer Bear McCreary will score the soundtrack for the Child’s Play remake (out June 21). McCreary’s many other credits include Battlestar Galactica and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (out May 31).

“Chucky haunted my dreams when I was a kid, ever since his devilish little face peered out at me from a torn VHS cover at my local video store,” McCreary said in a statement. “Now, thirty years later, I have a remarkable opportunity to contribute to his musical legacy. Inspired by Chucky’s toy-store origins, I’ve assembled a ‘toy orchestra,’ of toy pianos, hurdy gurdies, accordions, plastic guitars, and otamatones, that will be featured prominently in the score. I hope that these creepy, unique tones will help terrify the next generation of Child’s Play fans!”

Child’s Play stars Aubrey Plaza as a mother who gives her son (Gabriel Bateman) a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. The film costars Atlanta actor Brian Tyree Henry.

Watch a video featuring McCreary’s “toy orchestra” below and the Child’s Play trailer, above.

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