New Documentary ‘Hollywood Dream & Nightmares’ Will Explore The Career Of Robert Englund

April 20, 2023

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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One of the most iconic horror actors ever to enter our nightmares is Robert Englund, whose role as Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise is unforgettable. A new documentary, Hollywood Dream & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story, will explore his legendary career.



Directed by Gary Amrt and Christopher Griffiths, 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 documentary, shot over 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 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.”


Hollywood Dream & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story premieres on Screambox and Digital on June 6, 2023. Check out the brand-new trailer.



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