Below are some quotes published by Horror-Movies.ca from the Nightmare on Elm Street panel at the San Diego Comic Con.
Jackie Earle Haley on playing Freddy
"I thought it would be really interesting giving him a Scottish accent. Not sure why. Think it works though. No, I think it’s definitely a scary process trying to step into the shoes of Robert Englund who has owned this character for decades. He’s done a brilliant job with it. His embodiment, his performance is what makes Freddy who he is."