Robert Englund, 67, the actor who originally played the frightening horror film star Freddy Kruger has revealed he will be appearing once last time as Freddy before officially retiring his red and green striped sweater and finger knives.
The end of a horror era coming for Robert Englund
Robert Englund starred ad Freddy Kruger in the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise and will be donning the gruesome makeup and garb one last time in Chicago at a horror convention on August 8, 2014.
During his last official appearance as Freddy Kruger, Robert Englund reveals he will be madeup by FX makeup artist Robert Kurtzman during a “Flashback Weekend.”
At the horror convention fans can have their photo taken with Englund if they purchase the Robert Englund, ‘Freddy Kruger’ Makeup Photo-op Package for $365.
Which Nightmare slasher is your favorite Englund or Hailey?
In 2010 the “Nightmare on Elm Street’ movie franchise was rebooted starring Jackie Earle Haley as the gruesome murder that takes over your dreams, ending Englunds’ eight- movie run as the terrifying horror star.
Those interested in attending the Chicago horror convention can check out more details and pricing options at the Flash Back Weekend website.
“A Nightmare on Elm Street” is 1984 American horror slasher film that was written and directed by Wes Craven.
The original film starred Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Robert Englund, and Johnny Depp in his feature film debut.
The slasher film was set in the fictional Midwestern town of Springwood, Ohio, and revolves around several teenagers who are stalked and killed in their dreams by Freddy Krueger.
The teenagers are unaware of the cause of this strange phenomenon, but their parents hold a dark secret from long ago.
Last chance to see Robert Englund donning his iconic pop culture Freddie Kruger wardrobe, but now we have to ask, who makes a scarier Freddy Kruger, Englund, or Jackie Earle Hailey?
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