Nightmare on Elm Street Relaunch Gets Its Director!

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The Hollywood Reporter’s Risky Business Blog has gotten early word on who will be helming the Platinum Dunes remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street and it’s none other than music video director Samuel Bayer, the man responsible for MTV’s introduction to grunge in the form of Nirvana’s award-winning “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video.

No word on when production will start on the movie that was being scripted by Wesley Strick (Arachnophobia), but Bayer is also slated to helm the Platinum Dunes thriller Fiasco Heights according to the story, which you can read here.