By Adam B. Vary
Updated July 30, 2020 at 02:06 PM EDT

EW has confirmed that actress Rooney Mara (Urban Legends: Bloody Mary) is in final talks to join the cast of the new A Nightmare on Elm Street as the heroine Nancy. She would join Watchmen star Jackie Earle Haley as villain Freddy Krueger, as well as Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Kyle Gallner (The Haunting in Connecticut) as fellow victims of Freddy’s dream-invading murderous rampage. The news of Mara’s involvement was first reported by horror fansite Bloody Disgusting.