Johnny Depp is Freddy Krueger?!

Johnny Depp may be scoring a glove to go with that funky new Christmas Jumper of his.

According to AwfullyDisgustingMan, The Oscar Nominee is the frontrunner to play razor-fingered Freddy Krueger in Platinum Dunes’ upcoming “Nightmare on Elm Street”.

The site has also published a concept drawing of Depp as the demonic butt-humper (left).

An insider tells the site, “The producers have an offer out to Depp. They loved his performance as Willy Wonka and see Freddy Krueger as an extension of that character – without the chocolate and little people. It’ll be a three-picture deal for Depp”.

An official announcement is expected shortly says the site.

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