Robert Englund is no longer Freddy. The new Freddy.......drum roll please....... Billy Bob Thorton. I know you guys are gonna say "IMDB lies like wiki lies" but it's all over the net so just do some google searches. Robert Englund said in interview that he thinks Billy Bob Thorton is a great choice. Thornton To Star In Nightmare On Elm Street Remake I'm a huge fan of the Englund Freddy but I think that Billy Bob will do great in the role. I love the way the story is shaping up also. So what do you all think?