It’s finally happening.

After years of speculation, the long-awaited film based on the horror game Five Nights at Freddy’s is finally in production. Producer Jason Blum tweeted the news out himself (see below), confirming that Day One of filming was underway.

The project is filming under the guise Bad Cupcake. Emma Tammi (The Wind) is directing Five Nights at Freddy’s for Blumhouse.

Matthew Lillard (Thir13en GhostsScream) is set to star in the video game adaptation, alongside Josh Hutcherson (Tragedy Girls) and Mary Stuart Masterson (Skin).

Tammi, Scott Cawthon, and Seth Cuddeback wrote the screenplay

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop has been hard at work on the monstrous animatronics.

Five Nights at Freddy’s is a horror video game series in which you must survive the titular five nights at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza from the dangers of animatronic characters.

What do you make of this news? Did you think that the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie was ever going to happen? Is it even something you’re looking forward to seeing? Sound off in the comments below to let us and the rest of the movie-loving world know your thoughts!


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