One of the masters of the horror movie genre passed away this weekend at the age of 76.
Wes Craven died on Sunday from brain cancer. Craven was primarily known for his Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises which terrified audiences for decades.
Craven is also known for The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, The Serpent and the Rainbow, The People Under the Stairs, Vampire in Brooklyn, Cursed, Red Eye and My Soul to Take, among others.
Cortney Cox, one of the stars of Craven’s movie Scream, tweeted the following after his passing: “Today the world lost a great man, my friend and mentor, Wes Craven. My heart goes out to his family. x”
Craven is survived by his wife Iya Labunka, and two children Jonathan and Jessica Craven.