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Elm Street Remake Writer Confirms Freddy Was Innocent in Early Script

Elm Street Remake Writer Confirms Freddy Was Innocent in Early Script

One of the worst remakes in recent memory is Samuel Bayer's reboot of Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street starring Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen) as new Freddy Krueger. The 2010 remake boasted a screenplay written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer, who would later go on to pen such classics as Denis Villeneuve's Arrival starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.

But now that almost a full ten years have passed, what does Heisserer remember about his time on the infamous remake? Well, Eric Heisserer took to Twitter to talk about his own personal nightmare making the movie including a moment where he confirms a draft where Freddy Krueger was innocent of the crimes he was burned alive for. Heisserer says this.

"There was an iteration of the movie at one point where he remained innocent and vengeful, but then it flipped back."

Holy, hell, right?! That was

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