Monday, 3 June 2019

ICON: The Robert Englund Story - Documentary


A documentary about one of the most beloved & feared horror icons of our generation, Robert Englund.


As a huge fan of Robert Englund (who isn't?) I'm ecstatic to hear that this documentary is being made. I'll leave it to the film-makers to fill in all the details for you:

From Dead Mouse Productions Ltd and Cult Screenings UK Ltd, makers of Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II, You're so cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night and RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop and Pennywise: The Story of IT comes this brand-new documentary ICON: The Robert Englund Story. A fully independent retrospective documentary which will explore who the man behind the mask and glove truly is, charting his early days in TV and Film to his current stratospheric status in the horror universe. Including intimate interviews with friends and colleagues as well as the man himself ICON will answer the fundamental question ‘was playing an iconic movie character a gift or a double-edged sword for such versatile and talented actors?’

With exclusive interviews with the man himself and supported by dozens of the cast and crew of Robert’s movies as well as Horror Icons including Eli Roth, Dennis Christopher, Kane Hodder, Heather Langenkamp, Miko Hughes, Stephen Geoffreys, Ken Kirzinger, Robert Kurtzman and many more. ICON will cover some of Robert’s classic movies including Nightmare on Elm Street, The Mangler, The Phantom of the Opera, Wishmaster, Urban Legend, 976-Evil, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, Dance Macabre and many more. ICON is made by fans of the Robert Englund’s work for fans of Robert Englund’s work. The crew have already received support from over 30 of the cast and crew of Robert’s many films and there is no doubt that by the time of production many more key players will be attached to share their amazing stories about one of the most iconic character actors in Hollywood.

ICON will also explore the fandom of Horror icons such as Kane Hodder, Doug Bradley, Nick Castle, Jeffrey Combs, Brad Douriff, Tony Todd as well as many others and how cinema has created such iconic and memorable horror characters in the same vein as Robert Englund’s Freddy Krueger!

The documentary is made as a labour of love by a team of Robert Englund fans and this is YOUR unique opportunity to get on board and not only be part of this amazing project BUT make it a reality.


Sounds amazing doesn't it, the film-makers also have a great track record with these documentaries so at least we know it's in the hands of a team that's more than capable of doing Robert Englund justice.

So do you want to get involved and help this amazing project? Then head on over to the IndieGoGo page HERE and see how you can help out!



Also check out the promo video below:


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