The film is being directed by Samuel Bayer, produced by Platinum Dunes and it will be released through Warner Bros.
Lutz is slated to play a popular school jock in this horror film reboot that features kids being tormented by dream stalker Freddy Krueger (Jackie Early Haley).
A Nightmare on Elm Street will start shooting May 5 in Chicago. It is set to be released on April 16, 2010.
A Nightmare on Elm Street was released April 30th, 2010 and stars Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz, Clancy Brown, Connie Britton. The film is directed by Samuel Bayer.