Freddy finds his nemesis! We have our Nancy…

Posted on 23 April 2009 by Quaid

The always-on-top-of-it Bloody Disgusting is reporting that producers of Platinum Dunes’ remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street have found their Nancy.

Her name is Rooney Mara.  She was in 2005′s Urban Legends: Bloody Mary and a bunch of other movies you’ve never heard of.  

I’m unfamiliar with the actress’s work, but based on this picture, she seems to have that wholesome quality we need in any horror movie heroine.  Good to know they are (hopefully) sticking with the persona created in the original and not making Nancy some kind of “bad girl” or “troubled teen” in order to twist the character dynamics.

At least I hope they aren’t.

Seems Platinum Dunes might actually be getting this one right?  Everything I’ve seen so far (especially casting Jackie Earle Haley) has given me high hopes.  Here are a few pics of the actress…

                          

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