The film is a franchise restart that centers on the dream-invading serial killer, Freddy Krueger.
Wesley Strick is writing the screenplay.
It looks like this new A Nightmare on Elm Street will borrow a lot from the 1984 version.
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.