Newcomer Rooney Mara is in talks for the lead role of Nancy Thompson in Samuel Bayer’s upcoming remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” for Platinum Dunes reports Bloody-Disgusting.
Heather Langenkamp famously played the role in Wes Craven’s original 1984 effort and two of the subsequent sequels. Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner and Thomas Dekker also star in this remake.
Filming begins next month in Chicago with Platinum Dunes producing. Warners will release the film next April.