Fans hoping to meet Robert Englund, the actor synonymous with the iconic horror villain Freddy Krueger, at this weekend’s Wizard World convention in Des Moines, Iowa will be sorely disappointed. The actor is out of commission following an accident that’s left him with a broken foot. Englund took to Twitter to lament his condition and apologize to conventioneers who were looking forward to meeting the infamous springwood Slasher.
— Robert B. Englund (@RobertBEnglund) May 18, 2017
Nightmare at my house!! Freddy vs clumsy me! Broke my foot. Sorry I’ll miss my fans @WizardWorld Des Moines 5/19-21
All of us here at Horror Freak News wish Englund a speedy and pain-free recovery. Hopefully, he’ll be hopping back onto the convention circuit shortly.