Robert Englund Is Shooting His ‘Stranger Things’ Role

Things apparently are heating up on the set for Stranger Things Season 4–Freddy Krueger himself is hard at work.

Horror icon Robert Englund this week took to social media to announce he is in Atlanta to start production on the next season of the popular Netflix series, as reported by It’s unknown at this time how much of the show has been shot or when production is slated to wrap. So stay tuned.

Englund’s role on Stranger Things, as reported late last year in Horror News Network, is a recurring character, Victor Creel–who is described as “a disturbed and intimidating man who is imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital for a gruesome murder in the 1950s.”

Englund joins a raft of newcomers to the show, including Eduardo Franco, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sherman Augustus, Mason Dye, Tom Wlaschika, Nikola Djuricko and Joseph Quinn. Returning stars include David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown.

Englund, of course, became a horror immortal for wielding the razor gloves of Freddy Krueger in the long-running A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

Stranger Things–created by Matt and Ross Duffer–follows the residents of Hawkins, Ind. as they deal with the supernatural threat posed by the alternate dimension known as The Upside Down.

No debut date for Season 4 of Stranger Things has been set at this time, so keep reading Horror News Network for all updates on the Netflix series.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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