Edgar, a recently divorced young man returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. He discovers a mint condition Blade puppet in his deceased brother's closet and plans to sell the puppet for some quick cash. Joined by his friend Ashley and comic book nerd Markowitz the three set out on a doomed road trip to a convention in Oregon to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose at the Postville Lodge during the auction when a strange force that is motivated by an evil as old as time animates all of the various puppets throughout the convention as they go on a bloody killing spree.
- Charles Band will serve as Executive Producer but this will be the second film not to be made by Full Moon.
- The plan is to produce multiple story lines within a new universe, which will be set in modern time and will expand the mythology.
- S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk) will write the film which will maintain all of the brutally inventive puppet kills infused with the comedic tendencies that made the original franchise so popular with fans, while expanding upon Toulon's backstory and developing richer dialogue, characters, and narratives.
- Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund will direct.
- Although labeled a Reboot and not being made within Full Moon, the film will serve more as a Standalone modern sequel.
- Blade, Pinhead, Tunneler, and Torch are the only confirmed puppets to return at this time.
- This will be the first film in the series since Curse of the Puppet Master where the puppets will serve as antagonists.
- The photos of the puppet's silhouettes on the teaser poster were borrowed from this wiki.
- Tom Devlin created a new skeleton Blade with two blades for hands as concept art but Producers decided to go with a different artist on the movie.
- Started filming on March 27th, 2017 in Dallas Texas.
- André Toulon's character is now being portrayed as a Villain, and now a French-speaking Nazi.
- Barbara Crampton also starred in the original movie but had only a small cameo role.
- This will be the first film in the series that will not include Jester.