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Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp Talk Being Cast In ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

Exclusive: Arriving at retailers everywhere TODAY from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is the Blu-ray release of the five-disc, seven-film A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection.

The collection includes Wes Craven’s original A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), as well as its six sequels: Freddy’s Revenge (1985), Dream Warriors (1987), The Dream Master (1988), The Dream Child (1989), Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994). Every Elm Street film to date, except that is for producer Michael Bay and director Samuel Bayer’s 2010 remake, and Freddy vs. Jason.

To get you guys excited, Warners has provided Bloody Disgusting with two exclusive interview clips to go beside a handful of super cool animated gifs featuring highlights from the several films, which all feature a DTS-HD Master Audio track and a number of special features. The clips are part of the A Nightmare on Elm Street extra features where Wes Craven Heather Langenkamp and Robert Englund talk casting the iconic horror slasher.

The set’s fifth disc also includes a number of additional extras, which are listed at the bottom of the gifs.


A Nightmare on Elm Street:
Audio Commentary: Craven, DoP Jacques Haitkin, Heather Langenkamp and John Saxon
Audio Commentary: Assorted cast and crew
Never Sleep Again: 50-minute HD documentary
The House that Freddy Built: 23-minute HD documentary
Night Terrors
Focus Points
Alternate Endings
Fact Track

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge:
Heroes & Villains
Psycho Sexual Circus
The Male Witch
Freddy on 8th Street
Theatrical Trailer

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors:
Onward Christian Soldiers
Trading 8’s
Snakes and Ladders
Burn Out
That’s Showbiz
The House that Freddy Built
Fan Mail
Music Video
Theatrical Trailer

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master:
Krueger, Freddy Krueger
Hopeless Chest
Let’s Make Up
The Finnish Line
Theatrical Trailer

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child:
Womb Raiders
The Sticky Floor
Hopkins Directs
Take the Stairs
A Slight Miscalculation
Music Videos
Theatrical Trailer

Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare:
Rachel’s Dream
3D Demise
Hell Raiser
Theatrical Trailer

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare:
Audio Commentary with Wes Craven
Becoming a Filmmaker
Craven Interview
The Problem with Sequels
An Insane Troupe
Two Worlds
Theatrical Trailer

Bonus Disc:
Fear Himself – The Life and Crimes of Freddy Krueger: 30-minute retrospective
Two Freddy’s Nightmares TV episodes
Conclusions: 20-minutes of interviews
Welcome to Prime Time: an additional 50-minutes of materials



  • STRIK9

    Nice set I suppose. I wish Englund could come back to this franchise. I don’t know why Hollywood cant apologize for that shit remake and just bring Englund back and give people what they want. Schwarzenegger is comin back as Conan after that corny remake, so what the fuck ?

  • Spook

    Nice to see this is the exact same set that’s been available in the UK for about a year now. I bought it a few months ago, and it is a truly great set. Great transfers. Great audio. Plenty of extras. Still can’t believe it took them this long just to officially release it here.

  • The-Dream-Warrior

    I already own the DVD set and would love to have the Blu-Ray collection, but I imagine Nightmare 5: The Dream Child is the “rated” version (with significant cuts to the death scenes) rather than the much better “unrated” version. I just don’t get why they wouldn’t release the “unrated” version. I watched that version of the movie when I was 9 (probably a hundred times) and I like to think that it didn’t mess me up too much.

  • mikeknowskarate

    Best Buy has had this for a while now. I got mine around Black Friday last year.

  • lovezoid

    ‘Never Sleep Again: 50-minute HD documentary’

    Huh? I watched a documentary with the same title recently that ran for like 2 and a half hours. Is it like a truncated version? Because the one I watched was so thorough and excellent.

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