It’s an exciting time for gamers and horror fans alike. The adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us for television has proven to be a resounding success, and the Super Mario Bros. Movie has shattered records at the box office. Now, the long-anticipated Five Nights at Freddy‘s movie is poised to deliver spine-tingling thrills.
Excitement is building as gamers and horror enthusiasts eagerly await the arrival of the FNaF movie. They can’t wait to see their beloved game materialize on the silver screen. Keep scrolling to uncover everything about Peacock’s horror movie Five Nights at Freddy’s.
When and Where to Watch Five Nights at Freddy’s?
CNET reveals that the upcoming Five Nights at Freddy’s movie got a last-minute change to its release date, as it released on Peacock on Thursday, October 26 at 8 p.m. ET instead of on Friday, October 27. Just in time for Halloween. The streaming platform Peacock, has plans starting at $4.99 per month.
The digital release is expected to align with early Thursday night previews for the PG-13-rated FNAF, which commence in theaters on the evening of October 26. Furthermore, FNAF will hit screens in the U.K. on October 25, ahead of the U.S. release, while its Australian debut is scheduled for October 26.
What is Five Nights at Freddy’s About?
The franchise, born in 2014, has grown from the first video game to a series of FNAF games, novels, and graphic novels. The film adaptation has had its share of development challenges, but it’s finally coming to life.
Five Nights at Freddy’s movie follows the story of Mike Schmidt, a young man who takes on the role of a nighttime security guard at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. This seemingly harmless family entertainment center hides a dark secret – its animatronic mascots come to life at night, seeking vengeance. Mike must survive the night, using his wits and limited resources. The official film synopsis from Blumhouse sets the tone for the movie.
“The film follows a troubled security guard as he begins working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. While spending his first night on the job, he realizes the night shift at Freddy’s won’t be so easy to make it through.”
Watch Five Nights at Freddy’s Trailer
On June 27 the first full trailer for Five Nights at Freddy’s movie was released and it’s keeping those spine-tingling, hair-raising vibes alive and kickin’!
Who’s in Five Nights at Freddy’s Cast?
The cast for the upcoming Five Nights at Freddy’s film promises to be quite captivating. Josh Hutcherson, known for his role in The Hunger Games, will take on the lead character, Mike Schmidt, from the first game. Meanwhile, Matthew Lillard, recognized for his work in Scream and SLC Punk!, will portray William Afton, the primary antagonist in the series and a co-founder of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. Afton created the eerie animatronics.
Elizabeth Lail, known for her roles in You and Once Upon a Time, is set to play Vanessa, also known as Vanny. She is a security guard in the FNAF game Security Breach, and her character may grapple with dissociative identity disorder due to being possessed by the spirit of William Afton. Mary Stuart Masterson, famous for her performances in Fried Green Tomatoes and Blindspot, is cast as a female villain, although her character’s details remain undisclosed. Additionally, the cast includes several child actors, Piper Rubio as Abby, and Kat Conner Sterling as Max. They will portray the souls of the unfortunate victims within the context of the children’s restaurant’s haunting story.
Who is Making Five Nights at Freddy’s?
The film adaptation of Five Nights at Freddy‘s is under the direction of Emma Tammi. The screenplay is a collaborative effort, written by Emma Tammi, Scott Cawthon, and Seth Cuddeback (credited as Mateo).
The production team includes prominent figures such as Jason Blum, Scott Cawthon, Russell Binder, Beatriz Sequeira, and Christopher H. Warner as producers. The cinematography is in the capable hands of Lyn Moncrief. The film is produced by Blumhouse Productions and Striker Entertainment, with Universal Pictures taking on the distribution.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Behind the Scenes
A collection of behind-the-scenes captures Justin Michael Terry as he transforms into his character, Freddy Fazbear. The meticulous craftsmanship, courtesy of the talented artisans at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, ensures that no aspect of the video game character’s transition to the silver screen is overlooked.
Universal Studios also released a BTS video. Check it out below.