According to Bloody Disgusting, Clancy Brown has joined the cast of Platinum Dune's upcoming A Nightmare on Elm Street remake. He will be playing a character named Allan.

The cast so far includes Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger, Kyle Gallner, Thomas Dekker, Rooney Mara as Nancy, Kellan Lutz and Katie Cassidy. The film will follow the plight of famed child molester Freddy Krueger as he is resurrected in the dreams of the children whose parents killed him.

The film begins shooing in Chicago next week, with a planned release date of April 16th, 2010.