Robert Englund on The Last Showing, Freddy Krueger & A Nightmare On Elm Street prequel
As horror icon Freddy Krueger, actor Robert Englund has been haunting people’s nightmares the world over since 1984. And this weekend found him delighting fans in the UK with his appearance at Collectormania.
Flicks And The City caught up with Robert to find out all about his latest movie The Last Showing and his thoughts on a new Nightmare On Elm Street movie. Watch our 2 videos to see what he said!
Check out our video below to see Robert chat about what we can expect from his new thriller The Last Showing with Game of Thrones star Finn Jones and The White Queen star Emily Berrington, working with Finn Jones, filming at a cinema full of kids waiting to see Despicable Me 2 while he was covered in fake blood, and why he’d love to work with The Last Showing team again.
Robert also tells us how he’s surprised no one came up with the idea for A Nightmare On Elm Street before, why Freddy Krueger is so popular, the back-to-back success of the TV mini-series V and the Freddy movies, returning to the Elm Street movies after a break, stunts on Freddy vs Jason, the new trend of women dressing up as Freddy Krueger for Halloween, when he first realised Freddy was so successful, his favourite horror movies including Brian De Palma’s Sisters, the influence of Lon Chaney, and filming Fear Clinic with Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Fiona Dourif (Curse of Chucky).
Check out the video below where Robert tells us whether we’re likely to see him as Freddy in any more Nightmare On Elm Street movies, what he’d like to see in A Nightmare On Elm Street prequel, and his favourite Freddy Krueger line: