Tom Hanks Made His Film Debut 35 Years Ago – in a Slasher Movie

Which Actor Should Play the New Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street Reboot?

As sure as the sun will set and teenagers will make bad decisions when being pursued by a maniac, another famous horror franchise is undergoing a reboot. Last week, it was revealed that New Line Cinema wants to start over with the Nightmare on Elm Street series.

How Many People in the U.S. Share Their Name with a Famous Horror Icon?

Do you know anyone named Michael Myers? How about Freddy Krueger?

If not, you could soon. Directory service Whitepages recently compiled a list of real people who share names with iconic figures from the horror canon. (While they did not do a follow-up and ask those people how they felt about sharing their names, we can surmise “not good” is probably the answer for most of them.)

5 Things to Know About the New Freddy Krueger

Everything old is new again. A Nightmare on Elm Street, the reboot of the classic 1984 horror film was a hit with moviegoers, with former child star and Oscar-nominated actor Jackie Earle Haley, 48, taking on the role of the creepy dream-stalking killer Freddy Krueger.

“I actually saw the original movie in the theater,” he tells PEOPLE, “and thought it was pretty cool. [Being in the remake] just seemed like a real gas.”

Here are five things to know about the new Freddy Krueger:

Freddy Krueger Scares Up Reality TV Show

It was all just a bad dream or was it?

CBS has ordered six episodes of a new, hourlong reality show that could shock the pants off of viewers: Nightmare on Elm Street: Real Nightmares, whose pretext is that viewers can confront their worst fears, Variety reports.

The show will be hosted by Robert Englund, the actor who plays slasher Freddy Krueger in the movies, though he reportedly won’t be sporting his scary disguise for the series.