Entertainment News'Five Nights at Freddy’s 2': Everything We Know So Far

‘Five Nights at Freddy’s 2’: Everything We Know So Far

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Key Takeaways

– Universal has confirmed the release of ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2' in Fall 2025.
– The sequel is being developed by after the first film proved to be its highest-grossing movie.
– Josh Hutcherson, the of the first movie, had hinted at the sequel and production commencing in January.
– The sequel is likely to the character ‘Mangle', hinting at the involvement of Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Universal Announces ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2' Release Date

In a recent development, Universal has confirmed the release of the much anticipated ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2'. This announcement was made at CinemaCon, with the release slated for Fall 2025.

Sequel to Highest-Grossing Blumhouse Productions Film

Blumhouse Productions found enormous success with the first ‘Five Nights at Freddy's' movie, which generated a whopping $295 million. It rapidly scaled up to become the top-earning movie for the production house, surpassing renowned films and franchises like ‘Split', ‘The Invisible Man', The ‘Black Phone', ‘M3GAN' among others.

Due to its tremendous financial success, the development of a sequel was almost guaranteed, even though an official announcement was not made initially. This decision was further cemented when Josh Hutcherson, the star of the original film, pointed out in January that story finalization was underway, with hopes of beginning production soon.

Collaboration with Jim Henson's Creature Shop

Another exciting piece of news comes in the form of a suggestive image shared by Blumhouse founder, Jason Blum. The image, taken at Jim Henson's Creature Shop, showcases something being constructed. This has led to speculate the development of animatronic creatures for ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2'. In fact, JoBlo's Mike Conway confidently predicts that the team is working on the character ‘Mangle', who made its debut in ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2'.

  and Characters

The film star-studded cast includes Hutcherson alongside Matthew Lillard (Scream), Mary Stuart Masterson (Benny & Joon), Elizabeth Lail (You), Piper Rubio (Holly & Ivy), and Kat Conner Sterling (A Week Away). ‘Five Nights at Freddy's' introduces us to a troubled security guard taking on the night shift at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. As his shift commences, he discovers the horrors that accompany his duties.

The distinguished stunt performers make for a memorable animatronics trio – Kevin Foster is Freddy Fazbear, Jade Kindar-Martin plays Bonnie, while Jess Weiss depicts Chica.

From to Big Screen

The horror game, set in Freddy Fazbear's Pizza establishment, has inspired the film. The establishment itself poses as a revisit of Chuck-E-Cheese, with its twist of the animatronic animal band that sings songs for children by day but assumes a murderous demeanor by night.

The ‘Five Nights at Freddy's' movie was initially destined to be produced at Warner Bros. but was later taken over by Blumhouse Productions. The acclaimed Emma Tammi directed the film, working with a screenplay co-written by Seth Cuddeback and game creator Scott Cawthon.

Mangle in Five Nights at Freddy's 2

With the announcement of the sequel's release, fans of ‘Five Nights at Freddy's' are excitedly anticipating the return of Mangle in ‘Five Nights at Freddy's 2'.

The successful adaptation of such a video game into an action-packed, nerve-wracking movie has set high expectations for the new sequel. As we approach the Fall of 2025, fans eagerly wait for another installment of horrifying yet captivating animatronic adventures.

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Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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