Five Nights at Freddy’s: These Hollywood stars are in the movies

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It’s always funny what absurd scenarios Hollywood comes up with when they’re running out of ideas: Let’s get out of the video game series “Five Nights at Freddy’s” become your own film. He should from Blumhouse are produced, which are known for horror films like the reboot of the “Halloween” series or Insidious. Now they are first actor knownwho are set to star in the video game adaptation. And these are in part real Hollywood stars. But read for yourself:

These big names are part of the film

The film adaptation of the video game of the same name by Scott Cawthon, who has since withdrawn due to a controversy, has been in the planning for several years. After Chris Columbus, who is responsible for the first two “Harry Potter” films, was initially planned as director, it became known in 2021 that another man had now been found for the job.

And now the first actors have been found for the most important roles in the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” film: Josh Hutcherson will play the leading role of security guard Mike Schmidt. Many will know him from the “Hunger Games” films alongside Jennifer Lawrence. Alongside him, Mary Stuart Masterson will play an unnamed villain. The actress is best known for films like “Green Tomatoes” and her appearances in television series like “Navy CIS”.

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Piper Rubio will play Abby, the younger sister of protagonist Mike. It’s literally still in its infancy and not known to the general public, but the film is sure to change that. Matthew Lillard will play the main antagonist in “Five Nights at Freddy’s” named William Afton. Many of you probably know him from the very first “Scream” or the last season of “Twin Peaks”.

Theatrical release: When will “Five Nights at Freddy’s” come to Germany?

In Five Nights at Freddy’s (buy now ) the night watchman Mike has to stand guard in a pizzeria for five nights, where four animal robots with a lust for murder are up to mischief at night. We will find out in 2023 how this is supposed to work as a real film implementation. Then the horror film by Blumhouse Productions will hit German cinemas.

The film will be directed by newcomer Emma Tammi and will be co-written with series creators Scott Cawthon and Seth Cuddeback. There is no exact start date for the horror film yet, but shooting is expected to start in February 2023.