"Chucky" film franchise writer and creator Don Mancini confirmed, via Twitter, that the iconic red-headed, murderous doll is getting a television show. According to Syfy Wire, the series is set to be made up of eight hour-long episodes and will be a continuation of the existing movies.

The show was hinted at earlier this year

Syfy Wire reminded us that the possibility of a "Chucky" television series was brought up in February. The teaser, posted by Mancini, is a short GIF of the original "Child's Play" logo, Chucky's image, and the phrase "Do not adjust your set.”

Chucky the doll was first introduced in the 1988 movie "Child's Play." The horror film followed the story of a serial killer named Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray, who used voodoo magic to transfer his soul into an immortal doll.

When an unsuspecting mom purchases the doll for her young son, Chucky's murderous reign of terror begins. Its six subsequent sequels vary between being serious horror and campy dark comedies. The original voice of Chucky, Oscar-nominated actor Brad Dourif, will be returning to play the knife-wielding, foul-mouthed toy on the show.

The most recent "Chucky" film, "Cult of Chucky," was a straight to DVD release in 2017. Though made on a smaller budget than its predecessors, the movie was highly praised and earned an 82 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In an interview with Bloody Disgusting, Don Mancini said the show would be, “deliberately set up at end of the last movie." "Cult of Chucky" featured a post-credits scene of the character Kyle, a victim of Chucky's terror from "Child's Play 2," torturing the original Chucky's severed head.

Specific details for the show are still unknown, but fans are hoping that their favorites of the film series will be returning, such as Chucky's bride Tiffany, played by Jennifer Tilly, and their child from "Seed of Chucky," Glen.

‘Chucky’ reached a milestone this year

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the original "Child's Play" movie from 1988.

Bloody Disgusting reported that a cast and crew reunion will be held at the Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention in August.

Before the exciting news of the show, Bloody Disgusting also reported that "Chucky" trading cards are being released. Manufactured by the company Fright Rags, the retro-styled cards are one line of many that the company plans to create based off of classic horror films. Fright Rags has also released cards in honor of the movies "Dawn of the Dead" and "House of 1,000 Corpses."