Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 Update Hints The Franchise Will Return Sooner Than Expected
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Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 Update Hints The Franchise Will Return Sooner Than Expected


  • Production on the
    Five Nights At Freddy’s 2
    movie is expected to start in July 2024, marking an early return to the franchise.
  • The financial success of the first movie has led to the quick development of the sequel, which could be released sometime in 2025.
  • If the sequel follows the same production pace as the original, it could possibly be released by the summer of 2025.



The much anticipated Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 might be out in theaters sooner than expected. The movie serves as the sequel to the 2023 horror film Five Nights At Freddy’s, adapted from the popular video game horror series created by Scott Cawthon. Starring Josh Hutchinson, the movie depicts a security guard working at a pizzeria, only to discover that the mascots are possessed by murderous children, seeking vengeance.

While the movie received a mixed response from critics, it was financially successful, grossing more than $241 million at the box office. The financial success of the movie has allowed for a sequel to go into development, and it is expected to begin filming later in 2024. New updates have been released in terms of the sequel’s development and indicate an early return to the franchise.


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Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 Should Release In 2025 Based On Filming Schedule

After the box office success of Five Nights At Freddy’s, it was confirmed by star Josh Hutchinson that a sequel was in the works and that filming would begin soon (via Variety). The sequel will be adapted from the second installment of the video game franchise, and it’s been teased that it will be more frightening than the first. Alongside Josh Hutchinson, reprising his role as Mike Schmidt, Piper Rubio is expected to reprise her role as his younger sister, Abby.

It’s been revealed that filming for the sequel is set to begin in New Orleans on July 1, 2024 (via Film & Television Industry Alliance). Further details about the sequel have yet to be revealed, but Josh Hutchinson has revealed that the story is in development, and he is looking forward to returning to the set. If filming for Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 does begin by July 2024, it’s all but guaranteed that the movie is scheduled to arrive in theaters by 2025.


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Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 Will Be Ready Way Before Halloween 2025

The animatronics from Five Nights at Freddy's

If production on Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 does begin in July 2024, the movie will be completed long before Halloween 2025. Five Nights At Freddy’s was released just 8 months after production started; if the sequel follows the same production pace, it could be ready as early as March 2025.

The final release date has yet to be confirmed, but producers might aim to release the movie in the summer of 2025.The first movie broke multiple box office records, and a theater release in the summer of 2025 has the potential to make the sequel an even bigger blockbuster than the original. While production has yet to officially start, it’s anticipated that Five Nights At Freddy’s 2 will be just as big a success as the first movie.

Sources: Variety, Film & Television Industry Alliance

Five Nights At Freddy’s
is available for streaming on Peacock.

Five Nights at Freddys movie poster

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Emma Tammi

Release Date
October 27, 2023

Blumhouse Productions , Scott Cawthon Productions , Striker Entertainment

Universal Pictures

Scott Cawthon , Seth Cuddeback , Emma Tammi

Josh Hutcherson , Matthew Lillard , Elizabeth Lail , Piper Rubio , Mary Stuart Masterson , Kevin Foster , Jade Kindar-Martin , Jessica Weiss , Roger Joseph Manning Jr.

109 Minutes

$25 Million

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