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Exclusive: Freddy Krueger to terrorize 'Chuck'

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chuck-englund-levi2Image Credit: Albert L Ortega/PR Photos; Paul Drinkwater/NBCChuck‘s latest casting coup is a dream come true: The NBC spyomedy has tapped the original Freddy Krueger—a.k.a. Robert Englund—to guest-star in next month’s Halloween episode, sources confirm to me exclusively.

Englund will play Dr. Stanley Wheelwright, an evil scientist who can make your waking life a nightmare. He’ll appear in this season’s sixth episode, titled “Chuck Versus Aisle of Terror.”

To recap, Chuck’s other notable season 4 hires include Linda Hamilton, Timothy Dalton, Eric Roberts, Lou Ferrigno, Olivia Munn, Nicole Richie, Old Spice Guy, and Dolph Lundgren.

Chuck‘s new season kicks off in 12 days, 7 hours, and 49 minutes on Monday, Sept. 20.