See Freddie Come to Life in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Preview

     January 6, 2010

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Wanna get a preview of Jackie Earle Haley in action as the new Freddie Krueger in the upcoming A Nightmare on Elm Street remake without buying the new Final Destination DVD it’s featured on? Well, here’s your chance.

In the clip on the jump, Haley talks about how much fun he had diving into the iconic role, and you can tell he means it. It also features glimpses of the extensive makeup process he underwent to become Freddie, and the technology that went into updating his menacing claw. And, as you’ll see in one already creepy bathtub scene, a truly menacing weapon it should be.

Hit the jump to view the A Nightmare on Elm Street preview, and look for the movie itself April 30.

In theatres on April 30

(New Line Cinema)

A Nightmare on Elm Street.jpgDirector: Sam Bayer
Writers: Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer
Story by Wesley Strick
Producers: Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller
Executive Producers: Robert Shaye, Michael Lynne, Mike Drake

Cast: Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz

Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley) returns in “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” a contemporary re-imagining of the horror classic. A group of suburban teenagers share one common bond: they are all being stalked by Freddy Krueger, a horribly disfigured killer who hunts them in their dreams. As long as they stay awake, they can protect one another…but when they sleep, there is no escape.

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