Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Ten years after A Nightmare on Elm Street became known as one of the scariest movies of all time, director Wes Craven is having nightmares and is using them to write a script for a seventh Elm Street film. He turns to Heather Langenkamp to ask if she will return to the screen one last time as Nancy. Heather turns the role down as she is happily married and has a son. Lately she has been recieving strange phone calls from someone that she believes to be Elm Street character Freddy Krueger. When her son Dylan starts acting strange and her husband is killed in a car crash she begins to realize that Freddy is real and is trying to get her and Dylan. She

Continuity mistake: When Freddy is dragging Dylan's babysitter up the wall, you see that no blood goes onto the x-rays on the wall. But in the next shot, you see blood rubbed up the top of the x-ray screen. (01:17:55)

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Robert Englund: I think they'd like to see us together again.
Heather Lagenkamp: In what? A romantic-comedy?
Robert Englund: Just because it's a love story doesn't mean it can't have a decapitation or two.

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Trivia: Wes Craven wanted to bring Johnny Depp in for a cameo as himself, as Depp had co-starred in the original "Nightmare on Elm Street", and this film featured cameos by various alum of the franchise. However, Craven decided not to ask, believing that Johnny Depp would not be interested in being in another Elm Street movie. Johnny Depp later stated that if Wes Craven had asked him he would have said yes.

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Question: It is said that in the original script, Julie the babysitter was meant to be Freddy's pawn, and even though they removed that part, there are still elements in the film that point fingers at her. What are some of these elements?

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Chosen answer: Mostly just very subtle hints. In the beginning when she arrives right around the same time that Heather gets a call from the psycho-stalker, suggesting a possible connection. And the fact she's alone with Dylan many times during the film, as she could be subtly manipulating him to act out.

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