Five Nights at Freddy’s Teaser introduces killer animatronics to horror video game form.
After first being announced in 2015, the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” movie is finally pulling back the curtains. Universal has released the first teaser for the Blumhouse horror film, giving audiences their first look at how the terrifying animatronics of the popular survival horror video game will be brought to life.
About Five Nights at Freddy’s:
“Five Nights at Freddy’s” is based on the video game franchise created by Scott Cawthon, which released its first entry in 2014 and quickly gained massive popularity. Throughout the various games, players are tasked with fending off an onslaught of hostile animatronic characters inside the haunted Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza restaurant while using security cameras, lights, and doors to survey the area.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Teaser:
The new teaser shows how those game mechanics are incorporated into the adaptation, which stars Josh Hutcherson as a hapless security guard.
Watch the teaser here:
Cawthon first announced the film adaptation in 2015 to much excitement from fans. But from there, it was a rocky road. Warner Bros. acquired the rights, but, after two years of silence, Cawthon announced that the project was “back to square one.” After losing a series of directors, Jason Blum announced that he would be pursuing the project in 2017 through his Blumhouse production company.
Earlier this year, Universal announced that “Five Nights at Freddy’s” would debut on the streaming service Peacock the same day as its theatrical release, following the day-and-date release strategy followed by other high-profile Blumhouse productions such as “Halloween Kills.” Copies and “Halloween Ends”
Star Cast of the film:
Directed by Emma Tammy, “Five Nights at Freddy’s” features Elizabeth Lael, Piper Rubio, Kat Conner Sterling, Mary Stuart Masterson and Matthew Lillard, as well as animatronic design and technology by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
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