Warner Bros. has unveiled a new banner for the highly anticipated reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street
Horror classic from 1984
was directed by Wes Craven.
The new movie is directed by first-time filmmaker Samuel Bayer
from the script by Wesley Strick
, later revised by Eric Heissere
The horror icon Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley
– Little Children, Watchmen, Winged Creatures, Shutter Island) is a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality. As long as they stay awake, they can protect one another…but when they sleep, there is no escape but He knows where you sleep
The teens whose dreams are terrorized by Freddy Krueger are played by an ensemble of young actors, including Kyle Gallner
(“The Haunting in Connecticut”), Katie Cassidy
(“Taken,” TV’s “Supernatural”), Rooney Mara
(“Urban Legend: Bloody Mary”), Thomas Dekker
(“Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”), and Kellan Lutz
(“Twilight,” upcoming “The Twilight Saga: New Moon”). The supporting cast also includes veteran character actor Clancy Brown
(“The Shawshank Redemption,” “Highlander”) and Connie Britton
(“Friday Night Lights”).
A Nightmare on Elm Street
hits theaters on April 30, 2010.