Latest Wes Craven News - Page 2


Movie Reviews Scream 4

It's a brave studio that opens its screening-room doors to critics for a horror film. Stephen Rea in the Philadelphia Inquirer suggests that the reason The Weinstein Co.'s Dimension Films has done so with Scream...

Craven Conducted Scream 4 Auditions With Old Film Scripts

Director Wes Craven was so concerned about plot leaks on the set of the fourth Scream film, he conducted all auditions using scripts from the original horror movie.The filmmaker struggled to combat a story leak...

Wes Craven Had Trouble Keeping Scream 4 Plot A Secret

Wes Craven says keeping the plot of 'Scream 4' under wraps was "spy work".The director has returned to the helm of the franchise - which stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette - for...

Wes Craven Sticks Knife Into Torture Movies

Moviemaker Wes Craven has taken aim at the modern crop of gory horror films, branding the numerous sequels tiresome and "exploitative".The veteran slasher movie director admits he enjoyed the so-called 'torture porn' genre when it...

Scream Stars' Terror On Set

Horror movie maestro Wes Craven tormented Hayden Panettiere and Emma Roberts on the set of Scream 4 with a series of spooky pranks.The veteran filmmaker has revived his classic slasher movie franchise and drafted in...

Wes Craven: 'Scream 4 Will Leave Audiences Wanting More'

Wes Craven thinks 'Scream 4' will leave audiences "wanting more". The director - who cast a number of new characters in the forthcoming sequel, with actresses Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere taking lead roles -...

Emma Roberts Loved Scream Blood

Emma Roberts loved spending "two months covered in blood" on the set of 'Scream 4'. The young actress - who stars alongside Hayden Panettiere, Courteney Cox and Neve Campbell in the reboot of the teen...

Emma Roberts' Horror Honour

Emma Roberts was "honoured" to work with acting veterans in 'Scream 4'.The 20-year-old actress - who appears in the horror film alongside Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and Wes Craven - explained she had a blast...

Neve Campbell Promises 'Scary' Scream 4

Neve Campbell has promised 'Scream 4' will be "scary and funny". The film stars original cast members from the first three films Neve, Courteney Cox, David Arquette as well as new actresses Emma Roberts and...

Craven 'Glad' Arquette Is Getting Help

Moviemaker WES CRAVEN has spoken out about his SCREAM 4 star DAVID ARQUETTE's decision to enter rehab for alcohol issues, insisting he's glad the actor is seeking help.And the director, who brought Arquette and his...

Wes Craven: Scream 4 Looks Back On Horror

'Scream 4' is a retrospective of the last 10 years of horror films. Wes Craven, the director of the film - which stars original cast members from the first three films Courteney Cox, David Arquette...

Craven Cried Over Cox/arquette Split

Director WES CRAVEN wept when he heard his SCREAM co-stars COURTENEY COX and DAVID ARQUETTE had separated - because he was so upset by the "sad" news.The legendary horror movie-maker directed the former couple in...

Craven: 'Nightmare Films Were Inspired By Real Story'

Moviemaker WES CRAVEN has revealed his NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET films were inspired by real-life events.The horror film icon admits he read a newspaper article about a boy who was so scared of his dreams...

Kristen Bell's Scream 4 Role

Kristen Bell will star in 'Scream 4'. The 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' actress will join an all-star cast for the fourth instalment of the horror movie franchise, which will also feature original 'Scream' stars Courteney Cox,...

Anna Paquin's Scream 4 Role

Anna Paquin will star in 'Scream 4'. The 'True Blood' actress will join an all-star cast for the fourth instalment of the movie franchise, including Courteney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Neve Campbell and David...

Hayden Panettiere Refused Entry To Club

Heroes' actress HAYDEN PANETTIERE was refused entry to an LA club because she lacked any legal identification. Despite turning 21 on August 21st 2010, a doorman at the popular hotspot 'Villa' decided not to let...

Adam Brody's Scream Role

Adam Brody is the latest star to sign up for 'Scream 4'.The former 'O.C.' actor will play a recently graduated police officer in the horror movie franchise, appearing alongside Courteney Cox-Arquette, David Arquette and Neve...

Emma Roberts Set To Scream

Emma Roberts has joined the cast of 'Scream 4'.The actress will star alongside Courteney Cox-Arquette, David Arquette and Neve Campbell in the horror movie franchise although it has not been confirmed what role she will...

Scream 2 Rewritten After Script Leak

Moviemaker WES CRAVEN was forced to rework the opening scenes to SCREAM 2 - after the original script was leaked online.The 1997 horror movie, starring Neve Campbell and David Arquette, was a box office smash,...

Scream 4 To Shoot This Spring

'Scream 4' will begin shooting in May. The fourth installment of the slasher franchise, which reunites Courteney Cox-Arquette, her husband David Arquette and Neve Campbell, will hit cinema screens in April 12, 2011 - 11...

Krueger Is Ultimate Horror Villain

WES CRAVEN's disfigured child killer FREDDY KRUEGER has been named the ultimate horror villain in a new poll.The A Nightmare On Elm Street bad guy, who terrorised Johnny Depp in the original 1984 picture, has...

Craven's Security Scare

Horror movie master WES CRAVEN was at the centre of his own security scare last week (begs25Jan10), after police arrived at his Los Angeles home to investigate a triggered alarm at the property.Police arrived at...

Courteney Cox Screams Again

Courteney Cox Arquette and David Arquette have signed up to star in 'Scream 4'.The married couple are looking forward to reprising their roles in the horror franchise in which they first met when they starred...

More Scream-ing At The Movies

It's time to SCREAM again - horror movie master WES CRAVEN is planning three new films in the franchise and Hollywood couple DAVID ARQUETTE and COURTENEY COX are onboard for a return.Craven confirms Kevin Williamson...

Craven 'Hurt' By Nightmare Remake

Horror movie master WES CRAVEN is furious he was left out of the upcoming remake of NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and has vowed to boycott the new film. Craven directed the original slasher film back in...

Craven Won't Be Seeing Nightmare Remake

Horror movie master WES CRAVEN won't be checking out the remake of his NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET classic - because he thinks ghoulish FREDDIE KRUEGER should be left alone. The director insists he'll give the new...

Jumper Star To Replace Hopper's Son In Craven Horror

JUMPER star MAX THIEROT is to replace DENNIS HOPPER's son HENRY LEE in WES CRAVEN's new horror movie 25/8 - after the 17-year-old dropped out due to illness. Henry Lee Hopper was set to make...

Shore Countersues Craven

LATEST: Comedian PAULY SHORE has countersued his neighbour WES CRAVEN in their ongoing dispute over a landslide on the actor's property, blaming the filmmaker for the accident. According to a lawsuit filed Monday (18Feb08), Shore...

Craven To Return To Horror With 25/8

Filmmaker WES CRAVEN is to make a return to the horror genre with new project 25/8 - the first scary film he has written since 1994's WES CRAVEN'S NEW NIGHTMARE. The Scream director has signed...

Wes Craven

Wes Craven Quick Links

News Pictures Film Press Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.