June 21, 2024 6:59 am

How Freddy Krueger Became Horror's James Bond According to Nightmare on Elm Street 4 Director
How Freddy Krueger Became Horror's James Bond According to Nightmare on Elm Street 4 Director

How Freddy Krueger Became Horror’s James Bond According to Nightmare on Elm Street 4 Director

Turning a child killer into a wise-cracking hero is not something that often happens in movies, but one exception to the rule is A Nightmare on Elm Streets dream demon, Freddy Krueger. From his origins as a dark, teenager-tormenting creature of nightmares, the character played by Robert Englund across eight movies, a TV series, and several cameo appearances evolved into a character that fans took to their hearts despite his horrifying history. According to one director of the franchise, Freddy became the James Bond of the horror genre.

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​Freddy Krueger became the hero of his own franchise thanks to The Strangers Chapter 1 director Renny Harlin. Read More