Saturday, April 4, 2009

Jackie Earle Haley Will Be Freddy Krueger

Variety can confirm that Jackie Earle Haley will take up the bladed glove as Freddy Krueger in New Line Cinema's A Nightmare on Elm Street, scheduled for an April 16, 2010 release. This will be the first time Robert Englund has not played the role.

Samuel Bayer is directing the relaunch, which was written by Wesley Strick. The movie starts filming on May 5 in Chicago.

Also cast is Kyle Gallner (Haunting in Connecticut) as Quentin in the film.

Are You Ready For Freddy?