Recently fired and desperate for work, a troubled young man named Mike agrees to take a position as a night security guard at an abandoned theme restaurant: Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria. But he soon discovers that nothing at Freddy's is what it seems.
ActorsStarring: Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Lail, Kat Conner Sterling, Piper Rubio, Matthew Lillard, Mary Stuart Masterson, Grant Feely, Jessica Blackmore, Bailey Winston, Michael Sullivan, Christian Stokes, Joseph Poliquin, Lucas Grant, Xander Mateo, Asher Colton Spence, Ryan Reinike, Jophielle Love, Theodus Crane, Wyatt Parker, Kevin Foster, Jade Kindar-Martin, Jess Weiss, Victoria Patenaude, Cory Kenshin, Garrett Hines, Erin McCluskey, Tadasay Young, Roger Joseph Manning Jr., Jade Hassouné, Jane Wheeler, Julia Belanova
Five Nights at Freddy’s is a 2023 American supernatural horror film directed by Emma Tammi from a screenplay she co-wrote with Scott Cawthon and Seth Cuddeback from a story by Cawthon, Chris Lee Hill, and Tyler MacIntyre. Produced by Blumhouse Productions and Scott Cawthon Productions, it is based on the video game franchise of the same name created by Cawthon, who also serves as producer alongside Jason Blum. The film stars Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Lail, Piper Rubio, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Matthew Lillard.
The film follows Mike Schmidt (Hutcherson), a troubled security guard who begins working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a family-friendly pizzeria where the animatronic mascots come to life at night. Mike soon realizes that the animatronics are not what they seem, and he must survive five nights at the pizzeria to escape with his life.
The film is scheduled to be released simultaneously in theaters and on Peacock in the United States on October 27, 2023, by Universal Pictures. It has been rated PG-13 for strong violent content, bloody images, and language.
Why fans of the video game franchise should be excited
Fans of the Five Nights at Freddy’s video game franchise have been eagerly awaiting a film adaptation for many years. The games are known for their creepy atmosphere, suspenseful gameplay, and terrifying animatronics. The film’s director, Emma Tammi, has said that she wanted to make a film that would be both faithful to the games and also scary in its own right.
The film’s cast is also impressive. Josh Hutcherson is a talented actor who has starred in films such as The Hunger Games franchise and Bridge to Terabithia. Elizabeth Lail is also a talented actress who has starred in the TV series Once Upon a Time and You.
What to expect from the film
The film is expected to be a suspenseful and terrifying horror film. The trailers have shown that the film will feature the iconic animatronics from the games, such as Freddy Fazbear, Chica the Chicken, Bonnie the Bunny, and Foxy the Pirate Fox. The film is also expected to explore the dark history of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza.
Overall, Five Nights at Freddy’s is a highly anticipated film that is sure to please fans of the video game franchise and horror fans alike.