February 29, 2024 12:47 am

Robert Englund Still Rooting for Kevin Bacon to Play the Next Freddy Krueger
Robert Englund Still Rooting for Kevin Bacon to Play the Next Freddy Krueger

Robert Englund Still Rooting for Kevin Bacon to Play the Next Freddy Krueger

The ship has sailed when it comes to bringing back Robert Englund for another movie as Freddy Krueger, but the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise could still live on with a new actor in the role. After Jackie Earle Haley took over the role of Freddy for the reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street in 2010, the franchise has since been dormant, though Englund reprised the role for a special appearance on The Goldbergs in 2018. The actor hasn’t gotten any younger since, and the 75-year-old now says he just cannot physically play the dream demon any longer.

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​Robert Englund is again throwing his support behind Kevin Bacon’s potential casting as Freddy Krueger in a Nightmare on Elm Street reboot. Read More