Tuesday, November 24, 2009

At Long Last, a Clear Look at Krueger '09

Even though the official trailer hit the net a couple months back, we still haven't gotten a good clear look at Freddy's new do - that is, until now. Figures.com just posted the first image of NECA's upcoming remake Freddy action figure and though it's only a plastic toy, it's the most we've seen of Haley's Krueger to date. And given NECA's track record of incredibly detailed and accurate likenesses, i'd say this is pretty damn close to seeing the real thing....



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I have been incredibly worried of late about the look of Freddy in this redux - as seen by less than impressive small (and much too dark) glimpses in both screen grabs and the trailer - but he actually looks pretty damn cool here and if this is how he ends up looking in the actual movie, I can't say i'll be at all dissapointed. Also really digging the burnt up and charred Christmas sweater look. For now, i'd say my faith in this flick has been restored a little bit. Thanks, NECA! And a huge thanks also to reader Nathan Stout for bringing this to my attention.

5 comments:

Wings said...

I think the look is pretty good, too. Still Freddy, but with a twist. Not bad at all.

Tlieso said...

He looks disturbingly realistic. I really like it.

Nik Holmes said...

To paraphrase the old Kim Carnes song, he's got Gary Busey eyes.

liveforfilms said...

I like the new look but he does look a bit like a melted alien Gray

Carl (ILHM) said...

I misread the title of this post, I thought you said this was the new Freddy Krueger, not the 1992 action figure from Mick Garris' SLEEPWALKERS! ..oh wait..

I can see this working, but it will take some time to get the deeply ingrained image of Robert Englund out of our collective memories