Horror maestro, West Craven, passed away on Sunday. Celebrity tributes pour in from the likes of Rose McGowan and Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Famed movie director Wes Craven, who helmed iconic horror flicks such as Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and The Hills Have Eyes, passed away on Sunday at the age of 76.
Fellow horror filmmakers and Hollywood celebrities have since gone onto social media to honor the man, whose flair for scares created unforgettable characters like Freddy Krueger and Ghostface.
Thank you for being the kindest man, the gentlest man, and one of the smartest men I've known. Please say there's a plot twist. #wescraven
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) August 31, 2015
— Sarah Michelle (@SarahMGellar) August 31, 2015
Devastated to hear the news. Wes was a great friend, fine director and good man. Giant loss. Much too soon. http://t.co/3XnIn8UNIF
— John Carpenter (@TheHorrorMaster) August 31, 2015
Can't believe the news. Heartfelt sadness and deepest condolences with the passing of Wes Craven. Truly one of my biggest inspirations. #rip
— James Wan (@creepypuppet) August 31, 2015
— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) August 31, 2015
I've always had the deepest respect for @WesCraven and his ability to take his fans on a thrilling ride. Warmest regards to his loved ones.
— Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) August 31, 2015
For more tributes, search up #WesCraven on Twitter.