Heather Langenkamp wants to do another Nightmare movie with Robert Englund

With Blumhouse and director David Gordon Green's direct sequel to John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN blazing up the box-office, I'm thinking it's only a matter of time before some of our other favorite franchise get new installments. At least I hope so. And while we're at it, I hope whatever the next franchise on the block is, they keep the original films heroine.

Specifically, I think you all know that I'm talking about Heather Langenkamp and the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET series. And it looks like Langenkamp feels the same way. In fact, the scream queen just opened up to EW about her enthusiasm for another Nightmare on Elm Street.

Heather Langenkamp:

I’m sitting here like any other scream queen in Hollywood, hoping that they revive their franchise. I’m not alone! I know of lots of other horror heroines who have this little bit of spring in their step thinking about the chance of perhaps being in [new versions of] the movies that they helped make famous as young people. It’s kind of crazy, but it’s definitely something I would love to do.

Does that mean there's a chance that she's heard rumblings about such a reboot/sequel? Unfortunately, it seems like that's not the case.

I haven’t [heard anything about a new film]. I certainly keep up with friends at New Line Cinema, and so I would expect if Warner Bros. or New Line Cinema — whoever — would put something like that together, I would imagine that I would know. So, the fact that I don’t know leads me to believe that it’s probably not in the works.

Of course, I love the character so much, and she’s definitely part of me, and as I grow old, she grows old inside. Every time Wes Craven used to call, and ask if I would be interested in playing Nancy one last time, I would often be incredibly excited about it. But I don’t know what forces in Hollywood are planning on that remake, or that rematch between Nancy and Freddy. I’m like my own fans. I just think, Wow, that would be neat!

Personally, as you might imagine, I would give my first born child to see a new entry in the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET series with Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp returning. Whether or not we will ever see such a flick may be merely a fanboy's wet dream, but hell, you never know! How bad do you want another NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET flick? Let us know below!

In Wes Craven's classic slasher film:

Several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a disfigured midnight mangler who preys on the teenagers in their dreams -- which, in turn, kills them in reality. After investigating the phenomenon, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) begins to suspect that a dark secret kept by her and her friends' parents may be the key to unraveling the mystery, but can Nancy and her boyfriend Glen (Johnny Depp) solve the puzzle before it's too late?

Written and directed by Wes Craven, the original A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET was produced by Robert Shaye and starred Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Robert Englund and Johnny Depp in his film debut. You can go ahead and head over to Amazon and snag a copy of the original 1984 flick on Blu-ray RIGHT HERE.

Source: EW



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