Nancy Found for A Nightmare on Elm Street

April 23, 2009

Rooney Mara is in talks to play Nancy Thompson in Samuel Bayer's redo of A Nightmare on Elm Street, reports Bloody-Disgusting. Filming begins next month in Chicago with Platinum Dunes producing.

The actress joins Jackie Earle Haley (the new Freddy Krueger), Kyle Gallner and Thomas Dekker. In Wes Craven's 1984 "Nightmare," Thompson was played by Heather Langenkamp who returned to the franchise for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 and Wes Craven's New Nightmare.

Mara appeared briefly in Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, credited as "Classroom girl #1," and later appeared on "ER" and The Winning Season with Sam Rockwell.

Warner Bros. and New Line will release A Nightmare on Elm Street in theaters on April 16, 2010.


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