It’s been 15 years since Robert Englund terrorized us all as Freddy Krueger in 2003’s Freddy Vs. Jason, but now the actor is back to reprise his iconic role in an upcoming Halloween episode of ABC’s The Goldbergs.
ABC made the announcement this week that Englund would be guest starring in the ’80s-based show, taking to Twitter to post a short clip along with the text: “#TheGoldbergs Halloween episode this year is going to be a NIGHTMARE!”
Check out the clip of Englund’s guest-role announcement, below!
— The Goldbergs (@TheGoldbergsABC) September 21, 2018
The episode, titled “Nightmare on Elk Avenue”, is said to focus on teenager Adam’s fears after watching the iconic horror film for the very first time.
The show’s promo photo for the episode recreated the familiar Elm Street photo using Goldbergs actress Wendi McLendon-Covery.
We think horror fans can appreciate this one.
— Robert B. Englund (@RobertBEnglund) September 22, 2018
Englund first invaded our nightmares in the 1984 film Nightmare on Elm Street and continued the terrorizing role through 2003’s Freddy Vs. Jason. Jackie Earle Haley took over the role in 2010 for the reboot of the franchise.
The horror-themed episode of The Goldbergs is set to air this October. You can catch the show airing on ABC every Wednesday at 8PM EST.
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