In 2023, a spine-tingling American supernatural horror film titled ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ came to life under the skillful direction of Emma Tammi. The script was crafted collaboratively by Emma Tammi, Scott Cawthon, and Seth Cuddeback, based on an original story by Scott Cawthon, Chris Lee Hill, and Tyler MacIntyre. This hair-raising cinematic experience was brought to you by the combined efforts of Blumhouse Productions, Scott Cawthon Productions, and Striker Entertainment, making it a production worth watching.
Drawing inspiration from the popular video game franchise of the same name, originally created by Scott Cawthon, this film also boasts Cawthon’s presence as a producer alongside the notable Jason Blum. A stellar cast, including Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Lail, Piper Rubio, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Matthew Lillard, brings the story to life.
The plot revolves around a troubled security guard who takes on a night shift at an abandoned family entertainment center. Little does he know, this seemingly harmless place harbors a dark secret: its four animatronic mascots come to life after midnight and pose a deadly threat to anyone in their proximity.
‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ is all set for its grand release in the United States on October 27, 2023. What makes this release special is that it will hit both theaters and Peacock, thanks to Universal Pictures. Get ready for a thrilling cinematic experience coming your way!
Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Information
|Scott Cawthon, Seth Cuddeback, Emma Tammi
|Scott Cawthon, Chris Lee Hill, Tyler MacIntyre
|Scott Cawthon, Jason Blum
|Andrew Wesman, William Paley
|The Newton Brothers
|Blumhouse Productions, Scott Cawthon Productions, Striker Entertainment
|October 25, 2023 (United Kingdom), October 27, 2023 (United States)
|1 hour 49 minutes
Cast of Untitled Five Nights at Freddy’s Film
|Mary Stuart Masterson
|Kat Conner Sterling
|Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Story
The tale unfolds as Mike Schmidt, a night guard at a local diner, grapples with a disconcerting revelation: the animatronic costumes that dwell within are more than mere robots; they possess a sinister sentience. The burning question: can he endure the eerie challenges of five nights in this haunted establishment, or is there a more malevolent force lurking in the shadows?
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Trailer
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Teaser
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Characters
|Mary Stuart Masterson
|David Huston Doty
|Ghost Kid #3
|Ghost Kid #4
|Ghost Kid #5
|Freddy’s Security Guard
|Afraid Young Boy
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Release Date
‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ is set to hit theaters and Peacock in the United States on October 27, 2023, distributed by Universal Pictures. It will share its release date with other exciting films like ‘After Death,’ ‘Freelance,’ and ‘Sight’. However, lucky moviegoers in the United Kingdom can catch it two days earlier on October 25, 2023.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Box Office Collection
When it comes to box office expectations, early projections are painting a promising picture for ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s.’ It’s anticipated to pull in an impressive $33-42 million during its opening weekend, with a total opening week estimate ranging from $60-90 million. Movie enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting its release to see how it performs at the box office.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Film Cast
In December 2022, Josh Hutcherson and Matthew Lillard were welcomed into the film’s ensemble, with their specific roles kept under wraps at the time. However, a revelation during a live stream by the YouTuber Dawko shed light on their characters: Hutcherson would take on the role of the first game’s security guard, Mike Schmidt, while Lillard would embody the franchise’s central antagonist, William Afton. Additionally, Mary Stuart Masterson and Piper Rubio were unveiled as members of the cast, portraying Mike’s aunt, Jane, and his younger sister, Abby.
As the calendar flipped to March 2023, it was reported that Kat Conner Sterling and Elizabeth Lail had been added to the film’s roster. The roles of Lucas Grant and Jessica Blackmore remained undisclosed.
Notably, Mark Fischbach was approached for a part in the movie, but he had to decline due to scheduling conflicts with his own project, ‘Iron Lung.’
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Five Nights at Freddy’s Filming
Originally, principal photography for the movie was planned to kick off in March 2021. However, due to script-related challenges, filming had to be postponed. It eventually got underway in New Orleans on February 1, 2023, with the working title ‘Bad Cupcake.’ The estimated production budget, before considering tax incentives, was set at $25 million. Filming wrapped up on April 3, with Matthew Lillard starting his scenes in mid-February.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Music
The film’s musical score was crafted by the talented Newton Brothers. Their music is sure to add an extra layer of atmosphere and emotion to the ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ cinematic experience.