31 Aug '15, 2am

Acclaimed horror film director Wes Craven, best known for Nightmare on Elm Street, dies at 76 h…

Acclaimed horror film director Wes Craven, best known for Nightmare on Elm Street, dies at 76 h…

LOS ANGELES: Legendary horror director Wes Craven, known for the Scream films, Nightmare on Elm Street and more, died Sunday (Aug 30) in his Los Angeles home of brain cancer. He was 76. Craven's first feature was The Last House on the Left, which he wrote, directed an edited in 1972. He wrote and directed A Nightmare on Elm Street, with Johnny Depp, in 1984, as well as Elm Street II. In the 1990s he pioneered the meta horror movie with film-within-a-film Wes Craven's New Nightmare, then followed with Scream in 1996. The film sparked a trilogy and grossed more than US$100 million domestically. He had recently signed an overall television deal with Universal Cable Productions and television projects in development including The People Under the Stairs with Syfy Networks, Disciples with UCP, We Are All Completely Fine with Syfy/UCP, and Sleepers with Federation Entertainment....

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seriouslyomg.com 31 Aug '15, 4am

Wes Craven passed away today at the age of 76 from brain cancer according to The Hollywood Reporter . For decades, he made...