Wes Craven Has Died

The legendary Wes Craven has passed away. At the age of 76, and after a hard fought battle with brain cancer, We Craven died at home in Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife Iya Labunka, his children, a vast collection of close friends, legions of fans (with more being born everyday) and a world weeping for more of his masterpieces.


Bob Weinstein, the co-chairman of The Weinstein Company as well as Dimension Films, issued the following statement:

I am heartbroken at the news of Wes Craven’s passing. We enjoyed a 20 year professional relationship and more importantly a warm and close friendship. He was a consummate filmmaker and his body of work will live on forever. My brother and I are eternally grateful for all his collaborations with us. Our deepest sympathy to his family.