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HOLLYWOOD DREAMS & NIGHTMARES: THE ROBERT ENGLUND STORY set for UK release

Updated: Feb 4

Premiering on the Icon Film Channel from 2nd October


Monday 4th September 2023, London, UK: Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment is thrilled to be releasing Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story.

The film will premiere exclusively on the Icon Film Channel from 2nd October, with Special Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and TVOD/EST available from 6th November.

From the makers of Pennywise: The Story of IT and the widely-anticipated movie RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop comes an all-new documentary, celebrating the legacy and career of one our generation's most beloved horror icons, the legendary Robert Englund. Shooting to super-stardom with his revolutionary portrayal of Freddy Krueger in the ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ franchise - a moment without doubt as visceral to the horror genre as Chaney's werewolf or Karloff's ground-breaking realisation of Frankenstein's monster – Englund has firmly earned his place in the pantheon of horror movie legends.

The documentary features a host of horror icons including Robert Englund himself (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Freddy vs. Jason), as well as Heather Langenkamp (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, Inglorious Bastards, Hostel), Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Alien vs. Predator), Lin Shaye (Insidious), Tony Todd (Candyman, The Crow), and Miko Hughes (Pet Sematary). With further exclusive interviews with many of the star's co-workers from projects including Urban Legend, 2001 Maniacs, 976-EVIL, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, Wishmaster, V, Dead and Buried, Phantom of the Opera, and, of course, the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, this unique and captivating portrait captures the full story of the man behind the glove, exploring not only his most iconic role but the depths of England's true power as a character actor in the years since Freddy's cinematic birth.



The Special Collector's Edition Blu-ray includes the following bonus features:

Horror Icons Nightmare Café with Jack Coleman A Conversation with the Directors Robert Englund: Chatterbox A Peek Behind the Curtain: Dance Macabre Also included: x4 UK-exclusive art cards

Special Collector's Edition Reversible Sleeve

Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story will be available on the Icon Film Channel from 2nd October and then available on Blu-ray and Digital Download from 6th November

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