After making us look ahead to eight years, the 5 Nights at Freddy’s function movie lastly acquired a debut date final month: It is slated to hit the massive screens on October 27. And, like clockwork, a month after that announcement was made, an unfinished model of the primary official trailer has leaked, a improvement that 5 Nights creator Scott Cawthon stated left him “actually, actually disheartened.”

Cawthon wrote on Reddit that he first heard concerning the leak whereas at an amusement park together with his youngsters, so he could not absolutely see what had occurred. He stated he tried to disregard the studies and luxuriate in his day, however after all that did not work out too nicely.

“I do know that Blumhouse and Common (and me too) have all labored very exhausting to make one thing actually thrilling to share,” Cawthon wrote. “So the considered a first-look being spoiled was irritating, and I used to be actually dreading coming residence to see what all had occurred whereas I used to be away.”

To his shock (and, frankly, mine), he discovered there was lots of pushback in opposition to the leak from members of the 5 Nights group, together with streamers who refused to do movies about it, and discussion board mods barring dialogue of the trailer. And it seems to be to be true: There are just a few 5 Nights film response movies posted on YouTube, however not practically as many as I’d’ve anticipated. Cawthon acknowledged that it is principally inconceivable to preserve folks from spoiling issues for others (as a lot as one can spoil a trailer), however stated it was “actually encouraging” to see so many members of the group refusing to participate in it.

“So, to the fanbase, and to the entire Twitter accounts, YouTube accounts, moderators, and different individuals who pushed again in opposition to this; thanks,” Cawthon wrote. “I began my day at Humanity -1, however ended the day at Humanity +100.”

Cawthon added, in all probability accurately, that individuals who ignore the leaked trailer and look ahead to “a completed product that’s edited and polished, with VFX and correct sounds” will doubtless have a a lot better time with it.

We nonetheless do not know a lot concerning the 5 Nights at Freddy’s movie besides that Shaggy’s gonna be, like, the unhealthy man, the hero can be performed by Starvation Video games punching bag Josh Hutcherson, and Mary Stuart Masterson will seem as Feminine Villain, which consider it or not is likely one of the top-billed roles. The total cast and different particulars are up at IMDB.