Josh Hutcherson, known for his role as Peeta in The Hunger Games, faces another challenging role in the upcoming Five Nights At Freddy’s movie. After enduring years of terror and mental torment in The Hunger Games, he finds himself in a supposedly easy job as a security guard at a family restaurant.
However, this seemingly harmless job quickly turns into a nightmare as he discovers that the animatronic singing animals, beloved by children and recognized as deeply sinister by adults, are cursed. Hutcherson portrays the human lead in this highly anticipated adaptation of the popular horror video game series, where the mischievous animatronics come to life with murderous intent after dark.
The Blumhouse adaptation of Five Nights At Freddy’s is in the capable hands of director Emma Tammi, with original game creator Scott Cawthon contributing as one of the writers. The film also marks the big-screen return of Matthew Lillard, adding to the excitement. Notably, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop is responsible for the creature effects, bringing Freddy, Bonnie the Bunny, Chica the Chicken, and Foxy the Pirate Fox to life. Let’s hope these puppets don’t have murderous intentions.
Fans and newcomers alike eagerly anticipate whether this adaptation will continue the recent trend of successful video game adaptations. Will it satisfy the devoted fans of the games? Can it captivate new audiences? Perhaps there will even be a tie-in pizza to indulge in while witnessing the characters’ struggle to survive Freddy’s rampage. The answers to these questions will be revealed when Five Nights At Freddy’s arrives in cinemas on October 27.
Check out the trailer below: