10:58 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Jackie Earle Haley
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:
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."
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Is Josh and Anna Duggar's Fourth Child a Boy or a Girl?
Tyson and Ashley Gardner Take Home Two Sets of Identical Twin Girls
The Future of Bobbi Kristina Brown's $20 Million Fortune
A Very Pregnant Princess Kate Attends The Goring Hotel's Reopening
Woman with Life-Threatening Illness Dies Days After Getting Married
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!