“After many years stuck in development hell, the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie is finally happening, and we now have proof: the first teaser trailer.
“The film seems to stick closely to the look, tone, and even the mechanics of the viral horror video game series it’s based on, in which players have to survive the night in a dilapidated themed pizza restaurant full of murderous animatronic mascots.
“No wonder it’s so faithful — the game series’ creator Scott Cawthon has screenwriting and producer credits on the movie, which is directed by Emma Tammi and co-produced by horror impresario Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions label.
“Reportedly, Cawthon’s insistence on getting the script to his satisfaction led to several previous attempts to film Five Nights at Freddy’s being scrapped.”
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