Five Nights At Freddy’s

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The Five Nights At Freddy’s film teaser is ready to capitalise on teen nostalgia

Universal Pictures have dropped the first teaser for their Five Nights At Freddy’s film adaptation, based on the hit horror series. Ten years ago, I’d hear schoolmates chatting about the games’ ghosts, purple people, and dismembered heads stuck in animatronics. Now, we’re old enough to buy R-rated cinema tickets, and Hollywood’s ready to capitalise on some teen nostalgia – essentially the film industry’s version of min-maxing. Check out the first teaser here: Read more

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Five Nights creator retiring following upset over political donations

Scott Cawthon, the creator of blockbuster indie horror series Five Nights At Freddy’s, has announced he’s retiring. He says he wants to focus his attention on his kids. This comes a few days after many fans were upset (particularly some LGBTQ fans) by the discovery that he had donated large amounts of money to politicians who have repeatedly opposed rights, protections, and support for queer and trans people. He and his family were also then doxed and threatened, which is obviously horrifying. But while he’s retiring, the series will live on. Read more