RIP John Lafia: CHILD’S PLAY Co-Scribe & Sequel Director Has Handed Away at 63
Featured Picture: John Lafia (L) and Don Mancini (R)
This afternoon brings information that authentic Little one’s Play co-writer and Little one’s Play 2 director John Lafia has handed away on the age of 63. Selection stories the reason for loss of life as suicide.
His different directing credit embrace the TV sequence Freddy’s Nightmares, TV film The Rats and the live-action online game Corpse Killer. Lafia’s final mission was the TV film Firestorm: Final Stand at Yellowstone in 2006, starring Scott Foley and Richard Burgi.
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Little one’s Play creator Don Mancini shared some form phrases on Fb:
Devastated by this information. John was a vital a part of the Chucky household from the very starting. He co-wrote the unique CHILD’S PLAY script together with director Tom Holland and myself, and John directed CHILD’S PLAY 2 — the consensus favourite movie amongst Chucky followers. John was an extremely beneficiant artist. He let me tag together with him to each assembly, and shadow him on set; he taught me extra about filmmaking through the manufacturing of that film than a number of semesters in movie faculty. John was additionally some of the naturally curious and consistently inventive individuals I ever met, somebody who was at all times taking footage, and jotting down concepts. A lot like to Beverly, and to John’s kids Kane and Tess, of whom he was so proud.
All of us right here at Dread Central ship our sincerest condolences to Lafia’s followers, buddies, and household.