We’ve got a brand new take a look at Robert Englund who’s again as Freddy Krueger for the primary time in 15 years. Englund originated the function within the horror basic A Nightmare on Elm Avenue and, after practically three many years, the actor determined to hold up the claws and put away the sweater in 2003. Nonetheless, it was just lately introduced that Freddy is coming again for a particular episode of The Goldbergs later this yr and ABC has launched a brand new promo photograph that’s positive to please horror followers.
The picture exhibits Robert Englund returning as Freddy Krueger in all his glory, developing behind The Goldbergs star Wendi McLendon-Covey, together with his forearm wrapped round her neck. This serves as a recreation of the long-lasting press photograph that featured Englund with A Nightmare on Elm Avenue franchise star Heather Langenkamp, who performs Nancy. It was simply a part of a famed photoshoot used to advertise A Nightmare on Elm Avenue 3: Dream Warriors, which many think about to be the most effective film within the collection. Englund took to Twitter to share the superior recreation. This is what he needed to say about it.
“The Goldbergs‘ Wendi McLendon-Covey gave me goosebumps too (ha!) when Yours Really visitor starred on the Halloween episode of The Goldbergs on ABC.”
Horror followers have, understandably, been going nuts ever since this information was first introduced. Robert Englund has been very clear that he has no want to do one other film as Freddy Krueger. The final time we noticed him within the function was for Freddy vs. Jason, which was launched in 2003 and, since a sequel by no means acquired off the bottom, that served as his unceremonious retirement. The make-up course of and the filming is grueling and Englund has acknowledged that he is just too previous. However doing a single episode of a sitcom? That is way more doable.
As such, ABC managed to lock him down for his or her upcoming Halloween episode of The Goldbergs. Creator Adam F. Goldberg truly teased followers previous to the announcement with out them even realizing it. Taking to Twitter, Goldberg shared an article, by which, Robert Englund proclaimed he is not going to do one other Elm Avenue film, and expressed his want to have somebody do one thing to maintain Freddy alive.
“No! There’s just one Freddy! Robert Englund cannot retire! Elm Avenue Three scared the crap out of me once I was a child. I used to be so terrified I slept within the hallway for every week, however then grew to become a superfan. Somebody has to do one thing to maintain the nightmares alive!”
Because it seems, he was enjoying coy and Adam F. Goldberg is the person who did one thing about it. The Halloween episode of The Goldbergs is titled Nightmare on Elk Avenue and can air this fall. Although, ABC has but to introduced a precise premiere date, however we’ll remember to hold you posted as any new details about the episode makes its method on-line. You’ll want to take a look at the Freddy promo photograph, in addition to a side-by-side with the Heather Langenkamp photograph, for your self beneath.
Welcome again #FreddyKrueger 😈 @RobertBEnglundpic.twitter.com/iIyN1WinV4
— iHorror.com (@iHorrorNews) September 24, 2018
THE GOLDBERGS’ Wendi McLendon-Covey gave me GOOSEBUMPS too (ha!) when Yours Really visitor starred on the Halloween episode @TheGoldbergsABC pic.twitter.com/dthXzN3C6o
— Robert B. Englund (@RobertBEnglund) September 22, 2018
NO! There’s just one Freddy! Robert Englund cannot retire! Elm Avenue Three scared the CRAP out of me once I was a child. I used to be so terrified I slept within the hallway for every week, however then grew to become a superfan. Somebody has to do one thing to maintain the nightmares alive! https://t.co/evAyjZXwK9
— Adam F. Goldberg (@adamfgoldberg) September 20, 2018