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Robert Englund Sees A Problem With Potential Nightmare On Elm Street Remakes

The “A Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise has nine entries so far, and Robert Englund’s portrayal of Freddy Krueger in the first eight films has been nothing short of iconic. 2010’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” a remake of Wes Craven’s 1984 film of the same name, had Jackie Earle Haley don Krueger’s signature leather […]

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The Budget Forced Wes Craven’s New Nightmare To Scrap A ‘Brilliant’ Robert Englund Scene

Seven entries deep into its franchise, “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” not only brought Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) back for more slicing and dicing, but the dream demon had more agency than previously allowed. A more menacing antagonist than he was in Craven’s 1984 original “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” this Freddy reaches his bladed glove […]

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If Robert Englund Hadn’t Put His Foot Down, Freddy Krueger’s Signature Hat Might Be Different

Even if you aren’t a horror fan, if you saw Freddy Krueger’s shadowy silhouette, you’d be hard pressed not to know that it was him. Stalking nightmares since his debut in “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” Krueger has cut a memorable swath through cinema, with his overall visual design haunting our dreams since in ways other […]

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Robert Englund Still Has Nightmares About The Original Nightmare On Elm Street

Horror legend Wes Craven (“Scream“) released “A Nightmare on Elm Street” to an unsuspecting public in 1984, ensuring that a whole generation of kids thought twice before going to sleep after watching a horror movie. A large portion of the movie monsters audiences had been accustomed to prior were largely regional, or at the very […]

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The Horror Sequel Homage That Almost Made It Into Stranger Things 4

“Stranger Things” is no stranger to a cinematic homage. In its early days, the show felt like a mashup between Steven Spielberg hits like “E.T.” and Stephen King classics like “Stand By Me.” The newest season draws liberally from horror movies, particularly supernatural ’80s slashers like “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” In a recent roundtable interview […]

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‘George Lucas is Making This Space Movie’: Robert Englund on Helping Mark Hamill Land ‘Star Wars’ Audition

With “Obi-Wan Kenobi” revisiting some of the “Star Wars” franchise’s most iconic characters on Disney+, nostalgia for the series is a hot topic right now. The fan reaction to seeing actors like James Earl Jones reprise their roles from the films serves as a reminder of how inseparable the characters can be from the actors […]

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Here’s How Robert Englund Landed His Stranger Things Role

Spoilers for “Stranger Things” 4 follow.Horror fans were thrilled to hear that Freddy Krueger himself, Robert Englund, would appear in “Stranger Things” season 4. Be warned that there are spoilers ahead for the first seven episodes of the current season. Englund is royalty in the horror world, and with the nods to classic films of […]

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Vecna From Stranger Things Season 4 Is An Allegory For Depression

Warning: there are spoilers for “Stranger Things” season 4 below.”Stranger Things” season 4 is here — and it’s bigger, more ambitious, and the scariest chapter set in Hawkins yet. Vecna, the sci-fi show’s latest big bad, is the most terrifying monster in the show’s history — and makes the previously introduced Demogorgons and Mind Flayers […]

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Send us your questions for Robert Englund, Aka Freddy Krueger

Do you have a question for the Nightmare on Elm Street actor, who became the star of many actual nightmares? Let us know and we’ll put it to himIt’s hard to think of a horror movie character more iconic than Robert Englund’s Freddy Krueger. He stars in Wes Craven’s 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm […]

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