Date: April 3, 2010
Location: Moscone Center South, San Francisco, CA
Player(s): Sam Bayer, director; cast members Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, and Thomas Dekker
Backstory: It’s been over 25 years since “A Nightmare on Elm Street” introduced a new horror icon to teen audiences. Freddy Kreuger represented a new kind of villain as he terrorized victims in their sleep. The movie introduced Johnny Depp to audiences and spawned a franchise that included eight feature films. The original concept is getting a reboot with Jackie Earle Haley in the lead role and a new crop of young actors. The reboot delves further into Freddy’s history and casts a more sympathetic light on his actions. The cast and director appeared at WonderCon to promote the movie, which opens April 30.
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Source: Sandra Kraisirideja