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Watch Josh Hutcherson in Five Nights at Freddy’s Trailer – The Hollywood Reporter


Josh Hutcherson rears his head in the first teaser for Blumhouse’s horror video game adaptation Five nights at Freddy’s.

The movie follows the same story as the game, originally created by Scott Cawthon, which sees a troubled security guard (Hutcherson) start working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a dark take on Chuck-E-Cheese. “On his first night on the job, he realizes the night shift at Freddy’s is not going to be very easy,” the description reads.

The brief teaser for the adaptation begins with a new security guard being welcomed to the family entertainment center “where imagination and fun come to life” before moving to an ominous scene outside the abandoned building.

“We’re going to have a lot of fun together,” says the host, while a scene plays of Hutcherson’s Mike strapped into an electric chair.

Scream And Scooby Doo Live actor Matthew Lillard and You Superstar Elisabeth Lail also stars Five nights at Freddy’swhich is directed by Emma Tammy, who made her debut in the 2018 horror western the wind.

The original game, released in 2014, revolved around animatronics Fazbear, Bonnie the Bunny, Chica the Chicken, and Foxy the Pirate Fox, but as the game has grown in popularity over the years, other characters have joined its universe.

The movie has had a long way to go, as it was first announced in 2015 by Warner Bros. and produced by Vertigo Entertainment and KatzSmith Productions; Eventually she moved to Blumhouse in association with Strike Entertainment

Five nights at Freddy’s When Tammy was announced as director in October 2022, Blumhouse president Jason Blum said in a statement: “We are committed to making Scott’s vision of the film come to life. Rest assured, it will be and worth the wait.”

Five nights on Friday Hits theaters October 27th.

Joanna Swanson

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