The idea of anyone playing Freddy Krueger other than Robert Englund is one of those conversations that is always going to end in some fiery social media opinions. While there has already been one attempt to reboot A Nightmare on Elm Street over a decade ago, the film was hampered by the feeling of “seen-that-been-there,” coupled with the fact that many fans just didn’t gel with Jackie Earle Haley’s portrayal of the iconic villain. However, Englund has previously said that he believes Kevin Bacon should be the next to take on the role, and the ever-popular Bacon has now responded to the idea.
Robert Englund recently commented that Kevin Bacon could take over his role as Freddy Krueger, and the They/Them actor has responded. Read More