Cameras are lastly rolling on Five Nights at Freddy’s, the function movie adjustment of the popular computer game of the exact same name. It’s a task that has actually taken numerous years to get off the ground, with fans at one point beginning to question if the film would ever really get made. Jason Blum just recently exposed that production has actually started, and among the film’s stars, Matthew Lillard, has now let his fans understand that he has actually gotten here on set to begin his deal with the movie.

“Prep Day 1,” Lillard states in an Instagram post, sharing an image of himself preparing to slip into character.

Lillard is playing William Afton in the movie, and he even mentions this in his Instagram post by utilizing the hashtag #williamafton. In the computer game tradition, William Afton, nicknamed the “Purple Guy,” is among the primary villains of theseries If the film succeeds, the strategy appears to be for Lillard to return as William in future installations, as he has likewise stated that his offer for Five Nights at Freddy’s was for 3 motion pictures.

Five Nights at Freddy’s Gets the Movie Treatment

Five Nights at Freddy's Movie Happening at Warner Bros.

Emma Tammi is directing Five Nights at Freddy’s utilizing a movie script co-written by the video game developer Scott Cawthon together with Tammi andSeth Cuddeback Cawthon is likewise producing withJason Blum Along with Lillard as the bad guy, the movie likewise stars Josh Hutcherson as Mike Schmidt, the graveyard shift guard at the center of the story. Mary Stuart Masterson and Piper Rubio likewise star. As for the animatronics, they’re made with the aid of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.

It’s terrific to be dealing with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop,” Blum said of the company’s involvement, previously sharing a photo of their work in progress on the props. “Their experience and know-how with animatronics is definitely killer!

Full plot information aren’t clear for the movie, though we can presume it will be embeded in a Chuck E. Cheese design pizza dining establishment that’s lived in by homicidal animatronics. That’s what occurs in the initial computer game, which ended up being a big hit when it was launched in 2014. It was followed up with numerous follows up and spinoffs, and the computer game series is still continuous.

The Five Nights at Freddy’s film does not yet have a premiere date.