“Teen Spirit” director Samuel Bayer to helm new Nightmare On Elm Street

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

Risky Business reports that Samuel Bayer will direct the proposed remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street for Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes company.

Bayer is known for his commercials and music videos, especially Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Blind Melon's "No Rain."

Bayer is also signed on to helm Fiasco Heights, a thriller Platinum Dunes is producing for Universal.

Platinum Dunes' Brad Fuller and Andrew Form are joining Bay in producing Nightmare, which observes its 25th anniversary this year. Bay, Fuller and Form are also producers of the Friday the 13th reboot movie, which opens Friday.