, the co-star of The Haunting in Connecticut
who is familiar from CW series Smallville
and Veronica Mars
, has signed on to play a key teen role in the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street
. Earlier this month, producers also confirmed widespread fan rumors
that Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen
) would play Freddy Krueger.
Gallner has been dusted off lately as a low-maintenance version of
Shia LaBeouf. Later this year he’ll also appear in Jennifer’s Body, the
possessed-cheerleader farce penned by Diablo Cody.
Platinum Dunes, the production company behind recent remakes like Friday the 13th, has hired former music-video
director Samuel Bayer to helm the new movie. The producers have promised a darker take on Freddy
Krueger, insofar as a movie about a disfigured child
molester with knives for fingers can get darker.
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