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Chicago’s Flashback Weekend Hosting Massive ‘Elm Street’ Reunion

Horror legend Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger) headlines a major A Nightmare On Elm Street series reunion featuring celebrity guests from each of the eight Elm Street films including Heather Langenkamp (Elm Street 1, 3, & 7), Amanda Wyss and Ronee Blakley (Elm Street 1), Joann Willette (Elm Street 2), Lisa Wilcox (Elm Street 4 & 5), Brooke Bundy (Elm Street 3 & 4), Tuesday Knight (Elm Street 4), Danny Hassel (Elm Street 4 & 5), Brooke Theiss (Elm Street 4), Andras Jones (Elm Street 4), Toy Newkirk (Elm Street 4), Kelly Jo Minter (Elm Street 5), Ricky Dean Logan (Elm Street 6),  Ken Kirzinger (Jason from Freddy vs. Jason), Katharine Isabelle (Freddy vs. Jason), and Jesse Hutch (Freddy vs. Jason).

Other major guests include the legendary Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Near Dark, Pumpkinhead) and pop culture icons Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocca (The Boondock Saints), Curtis Armstrong (“Booger”) and Don Gibb (“Ogre”) from Revenge of the Nerds, Lew Temple (“The Walking Dead”, The Devil’s Rejects), with more guests to be announced.

Special events include a giant screen outdoor movie showing of A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) introduced by Robert Englund and the cast. Chicago Horror Host legend Svengoolie (Rich Koz) will host the annual Sinister Visions Costume contest. Special parties each evening including a Costume Contest with prizes and celebrity guest appearances, and a wild party featuring illusionist Ron Fitzgerald and Burlesque.

Bloody Disgusting and director Tony Wash will be screening WORLD OF DEATH episodes and give away prizes throughout the weekend.

Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con also features a huge vendor’s room, celebrity guest panels, and screenings throughout the weekend.  Tickets are now on sale.  For additional details visit



  • I am so in.

  • Mac888 spectral

    They should have slipped three other names in there just as a gag: Johnny Depp, Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne…with of course an * next to each one, and the footnote reads JUST KIDDING.

    • AdamX

      Jason Mewes…

  • Necro

    I’ve gotta try for this one, Robert is the only one left for me to meet.

  • Flu-Like Symptoms

    Surprised they’re going back down that road so soon. They just had a major Nightmare event in 2014 with Robert in full Freddy makeup with a handful of Elm Street alumni. ($$$)

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