Mike Flanagan Pitches New ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie’
Mike Flanagan, the creator of horror series The Haunting of Hill House and Midnight Mass, has set his sights a little deeper into the horror world, with a cracking idea for a brand new A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie. However, the director just can’t get the project off the ground.
In an interview with Flanagan on the Script Apart podcast, the director spoke about the difficulties in starting a new Freddy Kreuger film.
“One of the franchises on my list forever has been A Nightmare on Elm Street. Boy, that would be fun. I have a whole take for it that I worked out a couple of years ago and my understanding is the rights situation for that title is so fraught, no one knows who controls it really, and no one knows who to pitch. So, I keep saying to my agents, “Send me in on A Nightmare on Elm Street” and they’re like, “We’d love to, but we have no idea who you should talk to!” And I’ve talked to… I spent almost a year of my life with Heather Langenkamp and we would talk about it. It’s like, nobody knows what to do.”
Heather Langenkamp is of course the star of A Nightmare on Elm Street, who features in three separate NOES films. However, it seems that the rights to the film are currently tied up, and not even the films leading lady can solve this knot.
A remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street in 2010 failed to light the fire that would resurrect Freddy Krueger back into a brand new franchise. Fans are still waiting for the next big film in the franchise, whether that be a reboot, remake or follow up. Howver, as or right now, there are still no concrete plans for anew film. Just give us more Freddy already.
Hey Horror Fans, what you like to see a Mike Flanagan Nightmare movies? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Or head over to our Fans Page to join like minded horror fans. You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @Lallen_UK
Stay in, Stay Safe, Love Horror!
We all have our own unique fears and phobias. Some people are scared of spiders or snakes, while others are terrified of heights or enclosed spaces. But have you ever stopped to think about why we houses so scary? After all, they're supposed to be our safe havens, our...
Wes Craven's A Nightmare On Elm Street is a horror classic that is still loved by genre fans across the world. The film created one of the most recognizable horror movie villains of all time, and is also one of the longest and most well-known horror franchises The...
(We don’t find Underwear offensive here, but some of you might! So this is a warning that there may be images here that some people may find offensive.) It was National Underwear Day on August 5th and so to celebrate this most revealing of celebrations, we’ll be...