Run, Insomniac Teenagers! It’s the New Freddy Krueger!

Run, kids! It’s your first look at Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger! Okay, so it’s a very dark, shadowy, and not all that revealing look. But hey, check it out, Freddy’s got his raggy sweater and fedora, and those knives still look pretty sharp. The pic is posted by the reboot’s director Samuel Bayer himself over at Myspace.

Starring Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz, Clancy Brown, Connie Britton, Lia D. Mortensen, Charles E Tiedje, and directed by Samuel Bayer. Freddy does his thing all over again April 16, 2010.

Update: Later in the day, IGN debuted the teaser poster for the reboot: