Casting Call For ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

Casting is officially underway for New Line Cinema’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, their remake of Wes Craven’s classic slasher film from 1984 where Freddy Krueger, a serial child killer murdered by angry parents, returns with a burnt face and a razor glove to terrorize teens in their dreams. Being produced by Platinum Dunes, the remake is set to be directed by Samuel Bayer from a screenplay by Wesley Strick. Shooting officially begins April 27th in Chicago, IL. Beyond the break you’ll find the official casting call, who will end up as Freddy?
[FREDDY KRUEGER] (40s) The fedora-wearing villain of children’s nightmares. He”s taunting and vindictive. He’s the last person you want to see in your dreams…

[KRIS] 18, attractive, hot, sexy and confident. She’s smart and curious. She’s also the type of girl who has to figure things out when they don’t make sense…

[QUENTIN] (18) Mysterious, smart and cool. Think indie type guy. He runs the school podcast, “Insomnia Radio”. Think Johnny Depp…

[NANCY] (18) Attractive, interesting, and intriguing. Very smart. Not terribly social. There’s one in every class. The pretty-girl image is not her priority. Getting out of town after graduation is…

[DEAN] (18) He’s the school jock. Attractive. He”s the kid that lives in the two-story home on the street that screams “Rich Suburbia.” He’s the guy that everyone seems to love…

[JESSE] (18) – Alpha male. Cool, attractive. He used to date Kris, and he’s still trying to get back together – even though they’ve broken up about 4 times already…