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Nightmare on Elm Street

WRITERS ON WRITING: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

A general meeting surprisingly landed writer Eric Heisserer the job of bringing back one of the most frightening villains of the 80s. He takes us into the franchise reboot of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and the many challenges he faced—including the origins of Freddy Krueger and the role of sleep patterns—in ratcheting up...