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Cinedigm Shares 'Hollywood Dreams And Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story' Trailer


Available on Screambox and Digital

June 6, 2023


Starring:

Robert Englund, Nancy Englund, Eli Roth, Adam Green, Tony Todd, Lance Henriksen, Heather Langenkamp, Lin Shaye, Bill Moseley, Doug Bradley and Kane Hodder

Directed by:

Gary Smart and Christopher Griffiths


Written by:

Gary Smart and Neil Morris


Synopsis:

A classically trained actor and director, Robert Englund has become one of the most revolutionary horror icons of our generation. Throughout his career, Englund starred in many well-known movies, but shot to super-stardom with his portrayal of supernatural serial killer Freddy Krueger in the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise. This unique and intimate portrait captures the man behind the glove and features interviews with Englund and his wife Nancy, Lin Shaye, Eli Roth, Tony Todd, Heather Langenkamp and more.


The film which was shot over the course of two years, highlights the life and career of the classically trained actor and director.

The documentary follows Englund’s career from his early days in Buster and Billie and Stay Hungry (starring with Arnold Schwarzenegger) to his big break in the 1980s as Freddy Krueger to his directorial debut with the 1988 horror film 976-EVIL to his iconic acting status in current roles such as the hit TV series “Stranger Things.”


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