Robert Englund Archives

Spooktacular! Is A Love Letter To A Horror Icon {Review}
He was joined by other horror icons like Kane Hodder, Robert Englund, and Linda Blair Bands performed on a stage, including Tiny Tim, for several years It was the Disney World of spookiness. Credit SpookyWood Productions But outside forces would undo Spooky World like most things where not everyone is getting their piece of the pie[...]
Robert Englund Shares His Reaction to Seeing Freddy for the First Time
Regarding the horror genre, several faces are enough to elicit audiences' reactions, including Jason Voorhees, Ghostface, and the impeccably spooky Freddy Kruger in A Nightmare on Elm Street. While you might assume that the man who was actually behind the nightmares (actor Robert Englund) might have gone unscathed in the scares department, Englund is officially opening[...]
Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares Directors on Robert Englund’s Legacy
Their latest project covers Robert Englund's life, most synonymous with the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise The title of their documentary Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story reflects not only that legacy but to make the project happen, it had to go above and beyond to meet the subject's expectations The two[...]
Robert Englund on 35 Years of Marriage and Being More Than Scary
In this episode of Castle Talk, Jason Henderson chats with actor Robert Englund, who is the focus of the new documentary Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story—the documentary debuts on Screambox and Digital on June 6, 2023. Castle Talk logo and Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story poster used with permission Say the[...]
V: How the Kenneth Johnson Sci-Fi Series Was Ahead of Its Time
V featured an all-star cast of Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Jane Badler, June Chadwick, Jennifer Cooke, Jeff Yagher, and Robert Englund The narratives of a shadow government in control still resonate with audiences, especially with conspiracy theorists 40 years later according to Johnson. Jane Badler in "V." Image courtesy of Warner Bros "I got to thinking, God,[...]
Robert Englund Freddy Goldbergs Still 5
Blum tells the publication, "I could make him come back," in reference to reenlisting the help of long-time Freddy star Robert Englund, before adding, "I could get anyone back I mean, Ellen Burstyn was 87; I got her back in [the upcoming sequel to] The Exorcist." The avid-horror producer and mastermind made sure to acknowledge[...]
stranger things
Without treading into spoiler territory, the truth behind the series' "Big Bad" is connected to Robert Englund's (Freddy Krueger from the "Nightmare on Elm Street" films) Victor Creel and the truths revealed when Nancy (Natalia Dyer) & Robin (Maya Hawke) visit him at Pennhurst psychiatric hospital Speaking with EW, series director & EP Shawn Levy shared[...]
Natty Knocks actor Robert Englund, 2017, photo by Markus Wissmann.
Robert Englund is the subject of a new documentary, aptly titled Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story The film will tell the life story of the actor's career and, of course, what it is like to have played horror icon Freddy Krueger since the 80s The film is directed by Gary Scott and[...]
Natty Knocks actor Robert Englund, 2017, photo by Markus Wissmann.
Horror film legend Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street) announced on Twitter yesterday that he was "going straight from shooting NATTY KNOCKS with ⁦@choptopmoseley and my Phantom director Dwight Little to ⁦@Steelcitycon in Pittsburg this weekend."  While this was the first high-profile public mention of the Natty Knocks film, there does appear to be a[...]
Metal And Monsters Mashes Together Music & Horror In New Series
"As a full-time monster and musician, I'm so humbled and honored to take this journey with such an incredible team into the darkest and heaviest corners of the universe." Credit: Gibson The first episode is available now, celebrating 30 years of A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 3: Dream Warriors and the classic Dokken Song "Dream Warriors",[...]
Stranger Things 4 (Image: Netflix)
Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones), Sherman Augustus (Into the Badlands, Westworld), Mason Dye (Bosch, The Goldbergs), Nikola Djuricko (Genius, In The Land of Blood and Honey), and Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise, V) are joining the season in recurring roles In addition, Brett Gelman's Murray Bauman has been promoted to series regular. A[...]
976-Evil Comes To Blu-ray In October From Eureka
Robert Englund's cult classic 976-Evil is getting a special Blu-ray release this October from Eureka The film featured a fun story and some great practical special effects, and the disc will highlight that Among the special features listed for the disc are new interviews with the special effects team, a second version of the film[...]
'Nightmare on Elm Street': Wes Craven's Estate Owns Rights, Taking Pitches
Robert Englund is constantly, and I mean constantly, asked about A Nightmare on Elm Street It is understandable, but man, it seems like it would get tiring pretty fast Always being asked if he would play Freddy again Always asked when the franchise is coming back Always being asked who he thinks would be a[...]
'Nightmare on Elm Street': Wes Craven's Estate Owns Rights, Taking Pitches
Robert Englund has been asked yet again if he would come back one more time to play Freddy Krueger, and of course he said "yes" At this point, if they rebooted A Nightmare on Elm Street and they didn't have him back, it would be an outrage While Robert Englund is done playing Freddy full-time,[...]
'Nightmare on Elm Street': Wes Craven's Estate Owns Rights, Taking Pitches
Some of that fault lies with Robert Englund not playing Freddy, and it also fell victim to having some terrible cgi That is not to say that they shouldn't try again There is more ground to cover with Freddy than some of the other horror icons like Leatherface and Jason The big question, really the[...]
Hey Freddie Kruger Fans, Check Out 'ICON: The Robert Englund Story' Trailer!
Fans of Freddie Kruger know the man behind the claws, Robert Englund The elegant actor has been a mainstay in the horror genre, and we're getting a new documentary all about him! Robert Englund during 2017's Emerald City Comic ConPhoto by Mary Anne Butler "If anyone deserves this sort of recognition, then it's Robert Englund," writer, producer, and[...]
Robert Englund Freddy Goldbergs Still 1
Robert Englund will be reprising his most iconic role as Freddy Krueger this Halloween on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, as we previously told you However, we now have a few on-set pics and stills from the episode, titled 'Mister Knifey-Hands' It is set to air on Wendesday, October 24. This is the first time Englund[...]
Eli Roth History of Horror Poster
Edgar Wright | Eli Roth's History of Horror ( Next, Robert Englund (Freddy), Tony Todd (Candyman), and Tobin Bell (Jigsaw) talk about bringing some of our favorite maniacs to life on screen: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: 'Making a Monster' ft[...]
Eli Roth History of Horror Poster
Watch it below: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Eli Roth's History of Horror Season Premiere: 'What Scares You?' Official Teaser | NEW Series ( Executive produced by award-winning horror film director, writer, producer and actor, Eli Roth ("Cabin Fever," "Hostel"), the documentary series brings together the masters of horror – the storytellers and stars who define[...]
Freddy Krueger
Robert Englund has played Freddy Krueger for 34 years now, with the last time being in 2003's Freddy Vs Jason We were never sure we would see him don the make-up again, and thankfully, we would have been wrong Because Freddy is back! Englund will reprise his role on this years Halloween episode of the excellent[...]
eli roth death wish
The fun was Joe Dante talking about other people's movies." Featuring A-list storytellers like Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele, Jason Blum, Robert Englund, Linda Blair, Tippi Hedren, Rob Zombie, Haley Joel Osment, Jack Black, John Landis, Jamie Lee Curtis and more, Eli Roth's History of Horror brings together the masters of horror – icons and stars who define the genre[...]
Mondo Release Of The Week: Freddy's Greatest Hits!
Basically, it is like the Criterion Collection of movie soundtracks. This week is one of their coolest releases yet: Freddy's Greatest Hits! Strange Disc Records presents FREDDY'S GREATEST HITS performed by The Elm Street Group and featuring Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger. Originally released in 1987 at the height of the 'Freddy' craze (Freddy already had three movies under his[...]
Freddy Gets Rebooted… Again
The iconic horror character Freddy Krueger, played for years by Robert Englund, didn't do so well five years ago, so the studio is going to try it again And they've turned to writer David Leslie Johnson (Orphan) to pen the script. The Nightmare franchise is basically what put New Line on the map as a distributor,[...]