Kyle Gallner confirmed to join cast of Nightmare on Elm Street

Kyle Gallner is moving from The Haunting in Connecticut to A Nightmare on Elm Street, New Line and Platinum Dunes' reboot of the long-running horror franchise, Variety reported.

The report confirms news first posted on Bloody-Disgusting.

Gallner will play Quentin, one of the lead teens in the movie, which stars Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen) as the iconic child killer Freddy Krueger.

Samuel Bayer helms the redo from Wesley Strick's script. Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form are producing; John Rickard co-produces.

Gallner stars Fox Atomic's upcoming comedy thriller Jennifer's Body, penned by Diablo Cody.

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