Casting Call for new "A Nightmare on Elm Street" remake in Chicago

New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers have teamed with Platinum Dunes Productions to bring back Freddy Kruger in a re-imagining of the horror film classic.

The casting director, Joan Philo, is seeking Chicago teens to work as extras in a huge high school party scene. This scene shoots on June 1st through June 3rd, 2009. The location will be at a house in the suburbs (exact location TBD). They are shooting nights – nights can start as early as in the afternoon and shoot all through the night until sunup of the next morning. In order to be considered you must be available to work all three nights.

They are creating a party scene and need teenagers, male and female, ages 16 to 19, any ethnicity, to work as paid extras.

If you are interested and able to free up your life for the entire three night commitment please send a recent color photographs ASAP. They are casting this scene immediately.

Attach recent color photographs (a close up of your face, and a full length shot.) If you want to be considered for the fun pool party scene please also include a picture of yourself in swimwear. Please only send a photo of yourself in swimwear if you are comfortable wearing a swimsuit.

Please include all your stats: Height, weight, clothing sizes, shoe size, your age and your phone number and address. Please write down any special skills you have (for example: Soccer, cheerleading, dance, etc.). Please write down what High School you attend. Please list your school extracurricular activities/sports you are involved in.

They also need to cast REAL COUPLES. If you want to be considered as one of our real couples please e-mail us a photo of yourself with your boyfriend or girlfriend.

Those interested in working on the film please email the info ASAP to:

(in the subject line please put your age, ethnicity, and write the word “party.”)

Please attach the photographs to your e-mail - They will not follow links to another site to view your photos.

Production Company:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

New Line Cinema
116 N Robertson Blvd
Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048

in association with

Warner Brothers Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91522-0001


Platinum Dunes
631 Colorado Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Director: Samuel Bayer

Principal Actor Casting:

Lisa Fields
c/o Casting Cafe
9000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069


A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.