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After first announcing it in 2015, Universal Pictures has finally released the first teaser trailer Of Five Nights at Freddy’s, the Blumhouse film adaptation of the first chapter of the video game franchise created by Scott Cawthon. Title after title, players find themselves having to survive the onslaught of animatronic characters hostiles inside Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza restaurant using security cameras, lights and doors to survey the area. A mission that has involved thousands of players all over the world.
The teaser trailer
Inspired by the plot of the game of the same namethe horror movie Five Nights at Freddy’s will follow the story of Mike Schmidt, played by Josh Hutchersona troubled boy who gets a job as a night watchman at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza restaurant, a somewhat dark take on the Chuck-E-Cheese chain. “As he spends his first night on the job, he realizes that the graveyard shift at Freddy’s won’t be so easy to get through,” reads the description accompanying the film. A scene that we find represented in the teaser trailer released by Universal, where we clearly see Mike facing his first day on the job, unaware of what awaits him. But ominous scene outside the abandoned building makes it all clear: at night the local mascots come to life to kill anything they come across, including the security guard.
The difficult production of the film
The story of Five Nights at Freddy’s it is quite particular. Cawthon first announced the film adaptation in 2015 to great excitement from fans. But from there, it was an uphill battle. There Warner Bros acquired the rights to it, but, after two years of silence, Cawthon announced that the project was “back to square one”. After losing a series of directors, finally Jason Blum announced that he would be adapting the video game with his production company Blumhouse in 2017.
“Five Nights at Freddy’s is requested more frequently than any other film I’ve ever worked on. We are committed to realizing Scott’s vision for the film. Rest assured, it will be and it will be worth the wait,” Blum said addressing the audience. In any case, the release of the film is scheduled for October 27although it is not yet clear if in Italy we would have the opportunity to see it. The announcement of the release of Five Nights at Freddy’s it could also arrive at a later time, but for now there’s nothing to do but wait.