New FREDDY KRUEGER? It’s JACKIE EARLE HALEY (RORSCHACH) From WATCHMENApril 4, 2009
Source: Coming Soon
Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen) will play the new Freddy Krueger in New Line Cinema’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, scheduled for an April 16, 2010 release. The role was originally played by Robert Englund.
Samuel Bayer is directing the relaunch, which was written by Wesley Strick. The movie starts filming on May 5 in Chicago.
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JACKIE EARLE HALEY kicked ass in the very underrated THE WATCHMEN movie and I strongly suspect that he’s going to continue kicking ass as the new FREDDY KRUEGER.
If you haven’t had a chance to see Watchmen yet I strongly recommend hitting the theater as it should be absorbed and enjoyed on the big screen. It might even be in the bargain theater by now. Criticism of the movie has only confirmed to me (as it did with CLOVERFIELD) that people will bitch about anything no matter how great.