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Also known for his 1976 role as Kelly in the “Bad News Bears” and Dukes in Will Ferrell’s “Semi Pro”, Jackie Earle Haley is going to be taking over the role that made Robert Englund famous back in the 1980′s as the infamous Freddy Krueger who terrorizes high school kids in their dreams. I’m glad to hear he got the part. I thought he was excellent in “Watchmen” as Rorschach,and I just recently learned he was that Kelly character in the old 1976 “Bad News Bears” movie,but as soon as I was told he was in the “Bad News Bears” movie, I knew it was him. It brought back a bit of nastalgia for me. I used to love watching the “Bad News Bears” as a kid. He was in the acting business up until the early 90′s,1993 to be exact. Then left for a while ,and made a come back in 2006 by playing a pedophile in Todd Field’s “Little Children”.
This latest installment of “Nightmare on Elm Street” is New Line Cinema’s attempt at a reboot of the franchise, and will be directed by Samuel Bayer. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s official according to iconvsicon.com and their sources, filming for the new “Nightmare on Elm Street” remake will begin in April of 2009, and it looks like it will be released on April 16, 2010. Robert Englund will not be returning for the remake so it’s up in the air as to who will be playing Freddy. Of course, it’s not like it really matters. You can’t tell who’s under the mask while watching the film, anyways. In this remake, they are going to stick with the high school setting, and try to delve deeper into the psychology of the nightmares and Freddy Krueger. Read the rest of this entry »