The movie everyone will be seeing this Halloween has released its first proper trailer 7 months ago

The movie everyone will be seeing this Halloween has released its first proper trailer

It comes from the producers of several recent great horrors like Get Out, The Invisible Man and M3GAN.

An official trailer has hit the web for Five Nights at Freddy's, an upcoming movie based on the popular survival horror video game franchise of the same name.

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The film stars Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games series) as a troubled security guard who accepts a job working at a once-successful but now abandoned family entertainment centre named Freddy Fazbear's Pizza.

However, he soon realises the night shift at Freddy’s will not be so easy to make it through, discovering that the venue's four animatronic mascots – Freddy Fazbear, Bonnie, Chica and Foxy – move to kill anyone that is still there after midnight.

Along with Hutcherson, the horror's cast includes Elizabeth Lail (Netflix's You), Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo, Scream) and Mary Stuart Masterson (Benny & Joon, Fried Green Tomatoes), with Emma Tammi (The Wind) on directing duties.

Tammi also co-wrote the script for the film, alongside Scott Cawthon - who created the Five Nights at Freddy's video game series - and Seth Cuddeback.

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Meanwhile, the games' iconic animatronic characters will be brought to the big screen with the help of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop - the legendary special and visual effects company founded by the creator of The Muppets.

Made with the help of film production company Blumhouse - who previously produced such horror hits as Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Get Out, The Invisible Man and this year's M3GAN - Five Nights at Freddy will land in Irish cinemas on 27 October - just in time for Halloween.

You can check out the trailer for the movie right here:

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Earlier in the week, JOE covered the trailer for Liam Neeson's new action thriller flick Retribution in a separate article.

Meanwhile for the rest of this week's big movie and TV teasers, see below:

Bird Box Barcelona

Starting with movies, this spin-off to Netflix's massive 2018 horror thriller features an all new cast and moves the action to the titular Spanish city. It lands on the streamer 14 July.

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The Dive

This survival thriller follows two sisters (Louisa Krause and Sophie Lowe) whose underwater dive at one of the world's most remote spots becomes a fight to the death. It arrives in Irish cinemas on 25 August.

Dune: Part Two

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The hugely anticipated second part of director Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's epic sci-fi novel will hit cinemas on 3 November.

Scrapper

This UK comedy drama out in cinemas on 25 August centres around a young girl (Lola Campbell) whose estranged father (Harris Dickinson) returns from his life in Ibiza to live with her after her mother dies.

Sly

Following in the footsteps of its Arnold Schwarzenegger docuseries, Netflix will release this documentary film about Sylvester Stallone in November.

A Murder at the End of the World

Moving onto TV, this FX mystery thriller comes from the creators of cult Netflix sci-fi drama The OA and focuses on an amateur sleuth and hacker (The Crown's Emma Corrin) who is invited to participate in a retreat at a remote location, where one of the guests winds up being found dead.

Co-starring Alice Braga, Brit Marling (one of the show's creators), Clive Owen and Harris Dickinson again, the series will be out in Ireland sometime after its US premiere on 29 August.

Billions Season 7

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti return for financial drama Billions seventh and final season which will premiere on Paramount+ in Ireland on 12 August.

Full Circle

From director Steven Soderbergh (Ocean's Eleven, Out of Sight) and writer Ed Solomon (Men in Black) comes this crime thriller series revolving around a botched kidnapping in New York.

Featuring amongst its cast Claire Danes, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Olyphant and Zazie Beetz, Full Circle will be out in Ireland sometime after its US premiere on Max (formerly HBO Max) on 13 July.

Futurama Season 11

The latest season of the beloved animated sci-fi sitcom will premiere in Ireland on Disney+ on 24 July.

Heartstopper Season 2

This hit coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama returns to Netflix for its second season on 3 August.

The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2

Last but not least, this other coming-of-age romantic drama is also back for its second season - this time on Prime Video - on 14 July

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