Wes Craven Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


1st September 2015

Quote: "We lost a great deal of magic yesterday. I'm devastated to hear of Wes's passing. My life wouldn't be what it is without him. I will be forever grateful for his brilliant direction, his wicked sense of humor and his consummate kindness and friendship. He has entertained us all for decades and inspired so many to follow in his path. I loved Wes dearly and will miss him always. Thank you Wes!!!" SCREAM star Neve Campbell adds her tribute to late horror icon Wes Craven, who lost his battle with brain cancer on Sunday (30Aug15).


20th April 2015

Fact: Film director Wes Craven is developing a TV series based on his 1991 movie THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS. Craven will serve as the executive producer for the pilot. The series is the first for the moviemaker, who has signed a first-look deal with Universal Cable Productions.


20th November 2014

Tweet: "Goodbye to Mike Nichols, one of the true Masters of both cinema, stage and comedy." Director Wes Craven adds his tribute to the late filmmaker, who passed away on Wednesday (19Nov14).


3rd April 2014

Fact: Moviemaker Wes Craven is returning to the Scream franchise he helped create to direct the pilot episode of a new Tv drama based on his films, which will debut on MTV later this year (14).


27th June 2013

Tweet: "Here in Scotland for the graduation of my step daughter, Nina, from St. Andrews U." Director Wes Craven pays a visit to the same university where British royal Prince William met his now-pregnant wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.


8th May 2013

Tweet: "So glad Ray Harryhausen lived to see the amazing proliferation of wonder that his work inspired. So long, sir, and thank you." Horror master Wes Craven remembers the late visual effects icon following his death on Tuesday (07May13).


12th March 2013

Tweet: "Saw Spring Breakers last night #Sxsw2013 Craaazy!" Horror mastermind Wes Craven is a fan of James Franco and Selena Gomez's new movie, about a group of college students caught up in a drug deal gone wrong, after attending the Sunday night (10Mar13) premiere at the South by Southwest music and film festival in Austin, Texas.


23rd March 2010

Fact: Movie executives at Dimension Films have given the green light to SCREAM 4 - the latest horror sequel, directed by Wes Craven. The fourth installment will star members of the original cast including Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox and will hit U.S. cinemas in April 2011.


31st May 2007

Fact: Filmmaker Wes Craven will produce an upcoming remake of his notorious 1972 movie THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, to be directed by DENNIS ILIADIS.


22nd March 2007

Quote: "It was sort of a tribute to my dad." Horror movie mogul Wes Craven on his inspiration behind A Nightmare On Elm Street ghoul FREDDY KRUEGER.


26th September 2006

Fact: The brains behind Irish dance spectacular RIVERDANCE are reportedly in negotiations with horror movie master Wes Craven for a permanent new Las Vegas, Nevada show.


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