‘Stranger Things’: Robert Englund Among New Cast for Season 4

The man behind legendary horror villain Freddy Krueger is coming to “Stranger Things.” Netflix’s wildly popular show announced a slew of new casting details on Friday, including the news that Robert Englund will play a recurring role in “Stranger Things” Season 4.The show’s social media accounts revealed that Englund is among the newcomers who will appear in the series’ fourth season.

Englund will portray Victor Creel, a disturbed and intimidating man who is imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital for a gruesome murder in the 1950s.

There’s no telling how the character will fit into the show’s supernatural universe, but Englund’s pedigree suggests that the answer will be all sorts of sinister; Englund rose to fame for his work in the “Nightmare on Elm Street” film franchise and has appeared in a variety of other horror films.A premiere date for “Stranger Things” Season 4 has not been announced.

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