According to Reports, Connie Britton, who has starred in several TV shows, including Spin City and Friday Night Lights, has signed on to the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. It is not currently known what role she will play. She stars alongside Jackie Earle Haley, who will be taking over the role of Freddy Krueger (previously played in every film by Robert Englund). The film is being helmed by commercial director Samuel Bayer. The remake is set to hit theaters on April 16th, 2010.