Amazon’s horror streaming service Shudder continues to offer the best selection to fans of genre programming. After a successful showing earlier this month at San Diego Comic-Con, which saw the panel and trailer release for their upcoming Creepshow series headed by Greg Nicotero as well as a preview of the highly anticipated film Tiger Are Not Afraid by Issa Lopez, the streaming service is ready to continue heating up the summer as we head to August 2019.
During the Television Critics Association summer press tour last week a panel was held for Eli Roth’s History of Horror, a series coming to AMC this Halloween season which explores all things horror, similar to the recent James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction.
Taking part in the panel was none other than Robert Englund, the horror legend best known for playing Freddy Krueger in the A Nightmare on Elm Street movies. While there he took the opportunity to reveal that over the years he’s come up with his own vision for an Elm Street movie, and the very different Freddy that would terrorize the dreams of his victims in it.
Click on over to the other side to see if Englund’s Nightmare on Elm Street is something you’d want to see happen.
I was 6 years old. My parents were in the living room, and I snuck into their bedroom (where the only other TV was) to watch A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 3: Dream Warriors on Channel 11’s “movie of the week.” I met Freddy Krueger, and I was hooked forever. At 33, I am a horror fanatic and gorehound, and I owe it all to Wes Craven and his most intimidating creation. Tonight, with a tear in my eye, I’m writing that Wes Craven, one of the pillars of the horror film world for over 40 years, has passed away from brain cancer, according to Deadline. He was 76.
More on this legendary icon, and watch him in the video here below talking about what he loved.
Five years ago, Platinum Dunes attempted to revive A Nightmare On Elm Street with a brand spanking new reboot for a younger generation. However, the film, starring Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Kruger, wasn’t very well-received by critics or audiences, and bombed at the box office. But when it comes to horror icons of those cheesy and campy slasher films of 80s, they do not stay dead for long.
New Line Cinema will once again be stirring up a few nightmares in an all new reboot of A Nightmare On Elm Street, which will reportedly ignore the damage that was done in the 2010 film.
This week, Amazon has A Nightmare on Elm Street CollectionBlu-ray box set on sale for only $25.99 (that’s 57% off the list price of $59.99).
The 5-disc box set contains the original first 7 A Nightmare on Elm Street films, along with tons of bonus features.
– A Nightmare on Elm Street
– A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge
– A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
– A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
– A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
– Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare
– Wes Craven’s New Nightmare