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
I had the great privilege of working with #WesCraven one of the kindest most gentle souls, who made great scary films. #RIPWesCraven
— 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
Screw the VMAs. @LydiaHearst & I are going to watch Wes Craven's New Nightmare instead. #RIPWes
— ʞɔiwbɿɒH ꙅiɿʜƆ (@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.
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