Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Delayed, New Game in the Works
Not that the movie had an official release date but it’s going to take longer than expected anyway.
By Chris Morse
Scott Cawthon, creator of Five Nights at Freddy’s, has announced that the upcoming Blumhouse-produced film adaptation of the series has been delayed, mostly from his own doing. Although the movie did not yet have a release date, it’s apparently going to take a little longer as it heads back to the writing stage after Cawthon scrapped the original script he had penned for it. The reason? He simply had an idea he liked better and wants to pursue that instead.
Simply put, in Cawthon’s eyes, this project is moving in the right direction with this new script idea. Speaking to Polygon, he had the following to add about what it means to really get this movie right.[blockquote-0]
Regarding the video game franchise, there are, as usual, a number of projects in development, including games that take advantage of virtual and augmented reality. In addition, we can expect to eventually see new and improved HD ports of the original games coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and even iOS and Android on the mobile front.
Finally, there is also a major project in the works that Cawthon is teasing as an AAA, or big-budget, title, although it is apparently only in the planning stages at this time. Read below for his full comments.[blockquote-1]
While the Chris Columbus-directed film adaptation is still quite a ways off, the future is certainly looking bright for the Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise, especially if Cawthon is eager to take the series into bigger and better territory. As usual, stay tuned to Dead Entertainment for all the latest updates on these projects and more.
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