‘Robotic dolls’ from James Wan’s upcoming film ‘M3GAN’ spook fans at LA Chargers game


Spectators of a Sunday sport between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams witnessed a creepy promotional stunt for James Wan’s upcoming horror movie “M3GAN.”

Fashions appeared in SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, dressed up because the titular robotic companion M3GAN, which stands for Mannequin 3 Generative Android. Through the sport’s halftime present, they carried out a choreographed dance routine.

Highlights of the attention-grabbing advertising and marketing marketing campaign had been then posted on the movie’s official Twitter account. Its hottest video has already garnered over 160,000 views.


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“M3GAN,” a movie about an artificially clever doll that turns into self-aware, stars Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Ronny Chieng and Brian Jordan Alvarez.

“Gemma, a superb roboticist at a toy firm, makes use of synthetic intelligence to develop M3GAN (quick for Mannequin 3 Generative Android), a lifelike doll programmed to be a toddler’s biggest companion and a guardian’s biggest ally,” the movie’s synopsis states.

“After unexpectedly gaining custody of her just lately orphaned niece, Cady, when the kid’s dad and mom die in a automotive accident, Gemma enlists the assistance of the M3GAN prototype, a call that has horrific penalties when the doll turns into self-aware and overprotective of Cady, main her to kill and hurt anybody that will get in her manner,” the synopsis continues.



Chieng, who’s briefly proven within the movie’s second official trailer being chased by the lifelike doll, performs the function of David, the CEO of the corporate that created her.

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Wan, who produced and co-wrote “M3GAN,” informed Collider that the thought for the movie got here to his manufacturing firm Atomic Monster earlier than the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“One of many issues we like to do at Atomic Monster, simply on the finish of the week, cling round, get collectively, simply kind of chill on a Friday, have drinks and a few meals, and we beloved to only gig about motion pictures. And in order that’s actually how the idea for ‘M3GAN’ took place,” he stated.

“In some way, the subject material landed on the evil doll subgenre, the evil puppet subgenre, and I discussed that it is humorous, as a result of I am generally known as the creepy puppet man, the killer doll man, however I’ve really by no means made a killer doll film,” he added. “And so we stated, ‘Let’s do it. Let’s do one that truly is a killer doll film.’ And that is actually the way it took place.”


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