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Freddy Krueger Needs YOU

By Rob Christopher in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 8, 2009 4:00PM

photo via Slashfilm
Here's your chance to be in the remake/reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street. It stars Oscar-nominated actor Jackie Earle Haley as the supernatural slasher and a slew of attractive, no-name teenagers as the slashees. It's currently being shot around town at various high suburban high schools and in Gary, Indiana. Producers are looking for "REAL POLICE, REAL FIREFIGHTERS, REAL PARAMEDICS, REAL COFFEE SHOP BARISTAS, REAL BOOKSTORE CLERKS and REAL PRESS TYPES." (In other words, you phonies can all stay home.) The parts also include "males and females, all ethnicities, 18-years-of-age and up, to work in non-speaking roles as ONLOOKERS and SHOPPERS."

Interested, and available to work between June 22 and July 1? Email your stats, ethnicity and which of the above types you are, and include pics of yourself (attachments only, no links). A costume fitting will be required, though whether you'll be asked to sport prosthetic wounds and copious amounts of fake blood is anyone's guess.

Speaking of, the teenaged Guess Brothers of Muncie, who we told you about awhile back, have successfully met their fundraising goal of $500 and are all set to start shooting their horror movie next month. Congrats! We're looking forward to The Unhuman.