When Mark Patton signed on to valuable particular person in the 1985 fear sequel A Nightmare on Elm Avenue 2: Freddy’s Revenge, he hoped the movie would propel him to Hollywood stardom. As a substitute, the film’s satisfied subtext — or text, in actuality — effectively derailed the then-closeted actor’s career. Now the recent documentary Cry, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Avenue tracks Patton as he travels to fear conventions and attempts to embrace his legacy because the genre’s first male “cry queen.” It also follows him as he meets with the solid and crew of A Nightmare on Elm Avenue 2, along with Robert Rusler, Kim Myers, Clu Gulager, and Freddy Krueger himself, Robert Englund.
“We are very mad to part this account,” Tyler Jensen, who co-directed the documentary with Roman Chimienti, mentioned in a observation. “Mark’s legend speaks to all of us who dangle needed to battle to be who we’re.”
Cry, Queen! will possess its U.S. premiere at Unprecedented Fest in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 22. Peep the recent trailer above, and check out the poster below.
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