Five Nights at Freddy’s is a series of video games created by Scott Cawthon, Since its release in 2014, its popularity has increased so much around the world that its film adaptation will be released this year. In this regard, Jason Blum, the founder and executive director of Blumhouse Productions, who in turn is the producer of this tape, commented ign (Via bleeding cold), who are very happy with everything that has been achieved with this film and who expect it to be a huge success.
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It was many, many, many years of development. During that time I have come to know Scott very well and love him very much. I think he’s a really special person, a really creative person, probably more creative in some ways than he gives himself credit for, I would say. And we had to find a structure that worked for us to make this film together (…) Eventually we found it and made the film and, as you can hear from my voice, I was extremely proud of that film. Proud of what we have built together.
Who is Scott Cawthon?
He is an American former video game developer, writer, and producer. they created a franchise five nights at freddy’s, which began with the development and release of its first installment in 2014. Published independently, the game quickly gained popularity and cult status. Cawthon developed 10 games for the series from 2014 until his retirement in 2021, as well as three spinoffs. He also wrote many stories based on five nights at freddy’sincluding novels silver eyes and an upcoming film directed by Blumhouse.
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Scott had extensive experience in the world of video game development before beginning work on the franchise that brought him fame. He had been involved in over 50 video games since 1994 before beginning development of the first Five Nights at Freddy’s title.
Since the film was in production over several years, there was speculation that it would not be successful. In this regard Blum commented:
I really like challenges. (Producer Scott Cawthon) had been working on it as a movie with a studio for a while, and it didn’t work out; This happened many years ago. Everyone said we would never complete the film, even internally at my company. He made fun of me for pursuing this, this thing that could never happen, and which always lit a fire inside me by saying, “I’m sure I can do it.
The turbulent evolution of Five Nights at Freddy’s.
Warner Bros. Pictures announced in April 2015 that it had acquired the rights to the saga for a film adaptation. However, in January 2017, Cawthon said that partly due to “large-scale film industry issues”, the film “faced numerous delays and setbacks” and was “back to normal”. In March 2017 it went into development under the production company Blumhouse, where they began working as a team with the studio’s CEO and founder Jason Blum.
Over the next three years, the film would be mired in further delays, and by November 20, 2020, Cawthon made a post on Reddit discussing various scrapped scripts for the film, followed by the announcement that the production had a script. Is. Confirmed and that filming will begin in spring 2021. however, jason blum In September 2021, it was revealed that the film still had problems with the script. Despite all these inconveniences, filming began in February 2023, with the first trailer released in May 2023. The film will be released in theaters and on Peacock digital platform on October 27, 2023.
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