Friday, June 5, 2020
FUN FACTS FRIDAY! WES CRAVEN'S NEW NIGHTMARE
1. Heather Langenkamp had a stalker in real life, She gave Wes permission to weave it into the story.
2. Freddy in this film is closer that what Wes Craven originally visioned the Character to be. Darker, Less Humor and bigger.
3. The movie has no opening credits to keep it a mystery of what the film was.
4. In the scene where Heather Dials up Robert, The theme from A Nightmare on Elm Street is played with the button pressing.
5. In the scene where Dylan reaches for Heaven. The spaceship he was standing on was purchased by the Actor's father and placed in his backyard.
6. This is the longest film in the Franchise at 1:52.
7. In the final scene, where Dylan stabs Freddy's tongue in the oven, you can hear the famous Psycho Shower music.
8. Heather Langenkamp's Husband in real life turned down the role of himself.
9. All of the footage from the Earthquake that happened in the movie was actual news footage as they were just recently hit with an Earthquake.
10. Dr. Heffner is a nod to Richard Heffner, head of the MPAA. And a real thorn in Wes Craven's film making experience.