Freddy Krueger actor Robert Englund joining 'Stranger Things' cast for season 4

The show has announced it's newest cast members
Robert Englund
Robert Englund Photo credit Stephen Shugerman / Stringer

Netflix hit 'Stranger Things' got back to shooting its fourth season earlier this fall and now they've dropped some big news on who's joining the cast for the upcoming season.

Among the additions is Robert Englund, who spent years playing the terrifying Freddy Krueger in the 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' films. In 'Stranger Things' Englund will play Victor Creel, a disturbed man who was responsible for a gruesome murder in the 1950s.

Other additions include 'Game Of Thrones' alum Tom Wlaschiha, Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd), Eduardo Franco (Booksmart,) and Joseph Quinn among others.

No release date has been revealed for the upcoming season yet, but it seems likely to hit Netflix in 2021.