A Nightmare on Elm Street star Robert Englund is trying to persuade veteran
scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis to reprise her role as Laurie Strode for one more
Englund, who is famous for playing razor-fingered Freddy Krueger, wants to
team up with Halloween hellraiser Michael Myers for what he hopes will be
another box office hit.
But Englund will only take on the project if semi-retired Curtis returns to
the big screen.
He says, "The way it's conceived it would be a hell of an acting chore for
her (Curtis), because she would get to do sort of a rehab/recovery performance,
and it would be really fun.
"You could imagine, just see that whole arc of the character, from being
damaged and addled and weak, then getting your strength back. It's that great
old thing, the gunfighter who loses their courage.
"My idea is to couple her with a strong stepdaughter or daughter, so you have
female heroines, which is that great Nightmare on Elm Street thing, except this
time you have double the fun."
Englund reprised his Freddy Krueger character for surprise 2003 horror hit
Freddy vs. Jason, in which he came face to face with another scary movie icon,
Friday the 13th's Jason Vorhees.
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