The film adaptation of the popular horror video game Five Nights at Freddy’scontinues to prepare to start filming in February 2023 in New Orleans, with Emma Tammi (The Wind) as director and co-writer, announcing the first additions to its cast.
According to Deadline reports, the project signed Matthew Lillard (Scream, Thir13en Ghosts), y Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games, Tragedy Girls), the latter playing security guard Mike Schmidt. He also signed Mary Stuart Masterson (Some Kind of Wonderful, Immediate Family, Bed of Roses, Daniel Isn’t Real) y Piper Rubio (How We Roll). Masterson will play the villain, while Rubio will play Abby, Mike’s little sister.
Blumhouse Productions from Jason Blum launched the project in February 2018, with Scott Cawthoncreator of the game, as producer. Tammi and Seth Cuddeback wrote the script.
Jim Henson’s Creature Shopa division of The Jim Henson Company, is in charge of special and visual effects, bringing the animatronics to life.
- The company was created by Jim Henson, creator of The Muppets.
Blumhouse produces the feature film, in association with Striker Entertainment. Cawthon and Blum are producing, with Russell Binder serving as executive producer.
THE WAY OF FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S
In February 2018, Blumhouse announced the film adaptation of the video game, signing Chris Columbus as director, thus ending a year-long search, since in March 2017 the production company won the rights to the material previously belonging to Warner Bros. , a study that tried years before without success, to adapt the video game to the big screen. By the summer of 2020, Blum assured that the company was continuing to work on the film.