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Which Actor Should Play the New Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street Reboot?

Which Actor Should Play the New Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street Reboot?

Originally posted 08/12/2015 09:10PM

As sure as the sun will set and teenagers will make bad decisions when being pursued by a maniac, another famous horror franchise is undergoing a reboot. Last week, it was revealed that New Line Cinema wants to start over with the Nightmare on Elm Street series.

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5 Things to Know About the New Freddy Krueger

5 Things to Know About the New Freddy Krueger

Originally posted 05/07/2010 08:00AM

Everything old is new again. A Nightmare on Elm Street, the reboot of the classic 1984 horror film was a hit with moviegoers, with former child star and Oscar-nominated actor Jackie Earle Haley, 48, taking on the role of the creepy dream-stalking killer Freddy Krueger.

"I actually saw the original movie in the theater," he tells PEOPLE, "and thought it was pretty cool. [Being in the remake] just seemed like a real gas."

Here are five things to know about the new Freddy Krueger:

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Toronto Diary: Who's Got Oscar Buzz?

UpdatePosted 09/18/2006 11:50AM

Toronto Diary: Who's Got Oscar Buzz?

Originally posted 09/16/2006 06:00AM

Every year, partway through the Toronto Film Festival, I breathe a sigh of relief, thinking, "Whew, we can have an Oscars race this year after all."

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