MTV may have completely turned on their music television roots, but they’re re-enstating an old school marketing scheme. Remember back in the day when Freddy Krueger made his way across the station’s airwaves promoting his film and scaring the sh*t out of us in the process? He’s back, and this time it’s for the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street that hits theaters next month. Take a look as Freddy invades “America’s Best Dance Crew“…
There are 3 new TV spots for the film that will air on the MTV Network. They each feature new footage not shown in the theatrical trailer so keep a look out for anything that doesn’t look familiar. The original Nightmare on Elm Street was directed by horror legend Wes Craven and was released on November 16, 1984. The remake will drop on April 30th, and will star Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy, and Thomas Dekker as a group of suburban teens being haunted and killed in their sleep.
Similar to the original story, in this film Krueger is hunted down by the parents of a small town and burned alive for his heinous crimes against children. As his final act of revenge he decides to continue his killing spree but inside the subconscious of kids where no one can save them.
Check out the spots below…
Why are you screaming? I haven’t even cut you yet.
Oh God! Nope, just me.
What do you think of the MTV ads for A Nightmare on Elm Street?