With filming in active stage since February of this year in New Orleans, the film adaptation of the popular horror video game Five Nights at Freddy’sfrom the writer and director Emma Tammi (The Wind), and the company Blumhouse Productions from the producer Jason Blum announces the addition of a new cast member.
We talk about the young actress Kat Conner Sterling (The Gifted, 9-1-1, The Resident) who in a role without being specified (via Deadline), joins the previously confirmed protagonists Matthew Lillard (Scream, Thir13en Ghosts), Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games, Tragedy Girls), playing security guard Mike Schmidt, Elizabeth Leil (You, Countdown), Mary Stuart Masterson (Some Kind of Wonderful, Daniel Isn’t Real) as the villainess, and Piper Rubio (How We Roll) as Abby, Mike’s little sister.
After acquiring the rights in 2015, Blumhouse officially launched the adaptation in February 2018, with Scott Cawthoncreator of the game, working side by side in the development of the film working as one of the scriptwriters. Tammi, Cawthon and Seth Cuddeback wrote the screenplay.
Jim Henson’s Creature Shopa division of The Jim Henson Company, in charge of special and visual effects, are in charge of bringing the animatronics to life.
- The company was created by Jim Henson, creator of The Muppets.
Five Nights at Freddy’s follows a troubled security guard as he starts working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. As he spends his first night on the job, he realizes that the night shift won’t be so easy to get through. The goal of the game is try to survive five nights as a night security guard at the aforementioned pizzeria, and avoid getting caught by any of the animatronics of the establishment that come to life in a place much like Chuck E. Cheese. can you survive in Five Nights at Freddy’s?
Blumhouse produces the feature film, in association with Striker Entertainment. Cawthon and Blum are producing, with Russell Binder serving as executive producer.
Five Nights at Freddy’s It does not yet have a set release date.