Englund Won't Reprise Freddie Krueger Role In Remake
Actor Robert Englund has ruled himself out of the upcoming A Nightmare On Elm Street remake - because he's "too old". The 58-year-old played movie ghoul Freddie Krueger in the 1984 Wes Craven original and its subsequent sequels, but has not been asked to reprise his role in the big-screen comeback. He says, "I'm too old for this new version, otherwise it would be Freddie vs. Viagra." Transformers director Michael Bay is one of the big names behind the planned New Line movies, based on the franchise created by horror mastermind Craven.