Robert Englund

Robert Englund's fantastic pitch for a new Nightmare on Elm Street sequel

It’s been decades since the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise was actually relevant, but original star Robert Englund has a pretty cool idea to get the franchise back on track.

Little-known sci-fi fact: How Mark Hamill became Luke Skywalker thanks to Freddy Krueger
Sep 20, 2016

Actor Robert Englund is known in the whole of geekdom as horror icon Freddy Krueger. But did you know that it was thanks to him that Mark Hamill landed the part of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars?

Original Freddy reveals how close Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash came to happening
Sep 16, 2013

There was a time when Freddy vs. Jason nearly got an Evil-Dead-shaped sequel. But how close did they get?

Robert Englund talks the Freddy Krueger prequel that never was
Dec 17, 2012

Robert Englund always dreamt (pun intended) of telling the back story of one of horror film's greatest monsters ever: Freddy Krueger—and now he's telling all about the Nightmare on Elm Street project that never was.

Watch the awesome (mildly NSFW) trailer for Strippers vs. Werewolves
Dec 15, 2012

We already know that strippers have what it takes to take out zombies, thanks to the bizarre Japanese 3-D horror movie Big Tits Zombie—but how would strippers make out against, oh ... how about werewolves? Based on the trailer for a new film starring Robert Englund (aka Freddy Krueger), we're guessing they'll do just fine.

TV THIS WEEK: Walking Dead walk, Glee goes Rocky Horror, & more!
Dec 14, 2012

Halloween's popping up everywhere on the schedule this week as two zombie apocalypse shows premiere, Dead Set and The Walking Dead, Glee takes on The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Freddie Krueger (aka Robert Englund) gets into people's nightmares on Chuck. Meanwhile, the Ghost Hunters go live for Halloween and Destination Truth signs off with its fall finale.

Our ultimate guide to Nightmare on Elm Street
Dec 14, 2012

We look back at what worked, what sucked and why A Nightmare on Elm Street matters.