Jennifer Tilly, the actress who portrayed Tiffany Valentine, reveals the film studio thought 2004’s Seed of Chucky was “too gay” and “too funny.”
Jennifer Tilly, the actress behind the murderous doll, Tiffany Valentine, within the Chucky franchise, reveals the studio complained that Seed of Chucky was “too gay.” Tilly joined the franchise as Tiffany in 1998’s Bride of Chucky, which was launched 10 years after the unique Child’s Play hit theaters. Despite her late arrival to the franchise, Tilly’s character rapidly turned a fan-favorite and an integral part of the Chucky mythology.
Known for her bleached blonde hair and gothic vogue type, Tiffany serves because the love curiosity of Chucky, who’s a toy doll possessed by the serial killer Charles Lee Ray. Before he was gunned down in a toy retailer and transferred his soul to the doll, the story goes, Charles introduced two lady, Tiffany and Delilah, house from a nightclub in 1980. When Charles produced a knife and threatened to stab the ladies, Tiffany enthusiastically inspired Charles to stab Delilah. Sensing no worry in Tiffany, Charles stabbed Delilah and had Tiffany end her off. From that second, the murderous pair turned inseparable. So a lot so, that after having her soul transferred right into a bridal doll, Chucky proposed to Tiffany, which ultimately result in their doll offspring, Glen, in 2004’s Seed of Chucky.
Tilly sat down with ComicBook.com for an interview and revealed that the film studio initially complained that Seed of Chucky was “too gay” and “too funny.” According to the actress, the studio additionally thought “there was too much Jennifer Tilly” within the movie. Tilly additional explains that the studio informed her “you’ve had your fun. Let’s put that to rest.” This prompted Tilly to grasp that future motion pictures within the franchise could be “a whole new situation.” View Tilly’s quote concerning the film studio discovering Seed of Chucky too homosexual under:
“I sort of understood that I couldn’t play Tiffany forever. And after Seed of Chucky, the studio was like, ‘That was too gay, it was too funny, and there was too much Jennifer Tilly;’ because Seed of Chucky was sort of the apex of gayness that we had John Waters and the genderfluid kid and me walking around making wisecracks and I was a doll and Jennifer Tilly. So they sort of like, ‘Okay, you’ve had your fun. Let’s put that to rest.’ So I understood it was going to be a whole new situation.”
Based on the studio’s response to Seed of Chucky, it led Tilly to doubt if she’d ever be again as Tiffany within the Chucky franchise. However, the actress did return because the murderous love curiosity of Chucky in 2013’s Curse of Chucky, in addition to 2017’s Cult of Chucky. Tilly can be reprising the enduring function in SYFY and USA Network’s current Chucky TV collection that premiered again on October 12. Concerning her newest outing as Tiffany, Tilly says it was “fabulous to get on set” and “strut around” to do all of the stuff she hadn’t completed “for a long time.” Ultimately, Tilly loves enjoying Tiffany as a result of she’s “a fun, campy delight.”
Despite the film studio’s complaints about Seed of Chucky, Tilly’s character has continued to pop up all through the franchise. While the later movies within the franchise suffered from poor important reception, followers nonetheless loved watching each Chucky and Tiffany wreak havoc on the world. These similar followers can look ahead to seeing Tilly reprising her role within the Chucky TV collection that airs each Tuesday on SYFY and USA.
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