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Viral video sets up this week's release of the Child's Play remake trailer

Child's Play Lars Klevberg Tim Matheson

The trailer for director Lars Klevberg's remake of the 1988 classic CHILD'S PLAY is set to be released this Friday, as it's expected to be showing before theatrical screenings of the creepy kid movie THE PRODIGY. Now a viral video has arrived online to help get us prepared for the trailer.

If you haven't been following the details of the CHILD'S PLAY remake, you wouldn't even realize the viral video had anything to do with it. It's presented as an announcement from Kaslan Corporation, "the world's leading developer of interactive tech products", and features Tim Matheson as Kaslan founder and CEO Henry Kaslan. Kaslan's company has a new product coming out that they're very excited to share with the world... But we know that the release of this new "artificial intelligence human companion" they've created is going to go terribly wrong. This is how we get the new version of Chucky.

Here's the full Kaslan Corporation press release: 

KASLAN CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HUMAN COMPANION

A special Buddi® reveal is heading your way on February 8, 2019!

Los Angeles, CA --- February 4, 2019 --- Kaslan Corp, the world's leading developer of interactive tech products for home and lifestyle, is excited to reveal a revolutionary new product - the Artificial Intelligence human companion, Buddi®. A child's playmate and new best friend, Buddi® will change the lives of everyone in the family in unimaginable ways. Able to connect to and control Kaslan's wide range of tech products and all smart home devices, Buddi® is the world's most advanced AI human companion to date and will be available nationwide on June 21, 2019. 
 
Consumers have been living with AI assistants in their homes for nearly eight years with the introduction of Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and other devices. You can ask AI assistants to play a song, provide directions, forecast the weather, turn off your house lights and much more. But to date, a true relationship building opportunity with AI has been outside the bounds of imagination. 

Until now.

“The leap we’re making beyond any current AI technology presents a similar gulf between the calculator and the most advanced smartphone assistants. Buddi® is where we’ve all been headed in the field of AI, and I’m proud to say that Kaslan Corporation is bringing that future into the homes of families across the world,” said Henry Kaslan, founder/CEO of Kaslan Corporation. 
 
Buddi® features an exciting range of killer tech and programming, including:
 
- Highly intricate cloud-backed voice recognition engine capable of identifying speech and comprehension of inflection, tonality and subtle variations in the human voice 


- Ability to learn from human interaction and via 20 sensors and cameras that provide real-time information about its environment 


- State-of-the-art sensor design providing high resolution image recognition and grip sensitivity 


- Preloaded with the ability to comprehend and converse in both English and Spanish, with the option for language expansion via the Kaslan Language Acquisition App 


- Connectivity to the latest Kaslan products including the Kaslan HUB home controller, Kaslan VAC robotic vacuum, Kaslan Speakers, Kaslan Drone, the self-driving Kaslan Kar, and other smart home devices 


- And so much more! 
 
Henry Kaslan, founder/CEO of Kaslan Corporation, invites everyone to meet Buddi® on February 8, and experience the future of AI...

Buddi®. He wants to be your best friend!

Visit the official Buddi® site for more information: 
BestBuddi.com 
#YourBestBuddi

About Kaslan Corporation 
At Kaslan, we believe that happiness is about more than just entertainment. It is our global mission to continue to create innovative products designed not only to educate and entertain, but to spread friendship across each and every household in the form of technological interconnectivity. At Kaslan, we take great pride in our unwavering focus to revolutionize technology in ways that positively impact the lives of friends across the world. 


For more information, visit KaslanCorp.com 
 

The CHILD'S PLAY remake was written by Tyler Burton Smith and stars Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza, Beatrice Kitsos, Ty Consiglio, Carlease Burke, and Brian Tyree Henry.

The film was produced by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith, with Aaron Schmidt and Chris Ferguson serving as executive producers.

The new CHILD'S PLAY is set to be released on June 21st. The trailer will be here in just four days.

This project has nothing to do with the recently announced Chucky TV series that's being developed for Syfy. That show is a continuation of the original franchise.

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