One, Two... Is Billy Bob Thornton Coming For You?

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It's already know that Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes production company has plans to remake Wes Craven's horror classic A Nightmare on Elm Street.

The new version is unlikely to include Robert Englund in the iconic role of Freddy Krueger. So, who could replace the actor in the film

As JoBlo reports: How about Oscar-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton?

The website reports that Englund is supportive of Thornton in the role - and Billy Bob does have an existing Michael Bay connection from Armageddon. Can you see him as Freddy Krueger?

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Billy Bob Thornton

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Billy Bob Thornton is an actor, writer, director and singer from Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Thornton has been acting since 1989, but got his real start after writing, directing, and starring in Sling Blade in 1996.

After Sling Blade, Billy Bob found his way into plenty of big hollywood movies including Armageddon, Pushing Tin, and Bandits.  However, it was his role in the 2003 Bad Santa that made him one of the most wanted men in Hollywood.

As a singer, Billy Bob Thornton was with the blues rock band, Tres Hombres and has also recorded a cover of the Johnny Cash "Ring of Fire."  Thornton is currently working on another album.

In his personal life, Thornton has been married five times, including his most famous marriage to Angelina Jolie.  Currently, Billy Bob is dating but doesn't think he'll get married again.

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