Wes Craven


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  • Birth Name: Wesley Earl Craven
  • Birth Place: Cleveland, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/02/1939, Leo
  • Profession: Director; producer; screenwriter; author
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MTV Orders Scream Series from Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson

When Jamie Kennedy's Randy Meeks spouted off rules of horror films in the 1996 film horror satire Scream, he forgot one: Always try to remake a successful horror film. Even without Randy's advice, the decision-makers at MTV knew that one and have green-lit a remake of Scream for the small screen, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

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MTV Green-Lights Pilot for Scream Adaptation, Renews Snooki & JWOWW

Ghostface may be coming to TV!

MTV has given the green light to a pilot based on the Scream films, which will reinvent the horror comedy franchise. The potential series would be slated for a 2014 debut, with original director Wes Craven set to helm the pilot.

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VIDEO: Scared to Death

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Scared to Death
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Length: 42:53
Aired: 3/18/2013

Castle and Beckett tackle one of their creepiest cases yet when a woman appears to have been scared to death by a "haunted" DVD; Castle fears for his life after he accidentally watches the video. watch


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Year Title Description
2011 Scream 4 Movie, Producer
2011 Scream 4 Movie, Director
2010 My Soul To Take Movie, Director
2010 Scream 2010 TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 My Soul To Take Movie, Producer

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Castle First Look: Rick's Haunted! Who Does He Call for Help?

On Monday's Castle (10/9c, ABC) our titular mystery writer believes he's being haunted. So, who's he going to call for help? (Hint: It's not the Ghostbusters.)

When Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) investigate a string of strange deaths, Castle accidentally watches the "haunted DVD" that he believes might be causing their victims to croak. Cue a full-on panic attack by Castle, who believes he's marked for death.

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Scream 4 Recruits Adam Brody, Marley Shelton and Erik Knudsen

Adam Brody, Marley Shelton and Erik Knudsen have joined the cast of Scream 4, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The trio joins original cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette, and fellow newbies Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Rory Culkin and Nico Tortorella.

Hayden Panettiere, Emma Roberts join Scream 4

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Hayden Panettiere, Emma Roberts Join Scream 4 Cast

Hayden Panettiere and Emma Roberts have signed on for the fourth installment of Scream, Variety reports.

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Short Cuts: Trace, Trek and More!

Without a Trace's Poppy Montgomery and boyfriend Adam Kaufman are expecting their first child in November, says People.... Star Trek franchise alums George Takei, Wil Wheaton and Andre Bormanis are teaming with FanLib.com and CBS Interactive to host a "storytelling event" starting today. Go here for more.... On the Lot welcomes Wes Craven as a guest judge next Tuesday — fitting, seeing as the ratings have been a nightmare.... All HBO and Cinemax channels will be made available in hi-def by 2Q 2008. That includes HBO Swahili and MaxMitovich. read more

Saxondale: Is this NBC's Next Office-like Hit Import?

In July, British funnyman Steve Coogan signed a deal to have his Baby Cow production company create shows for NBC. One being planned is a remake of his recent BBC2 hit, Saxondale. Following a brash roadie-turned-exterminator, the series debuts stateside tonight on BBC America (11 pm/ET). The project was a welcome change for Coogan, who is best known for playing Alan Partridge in the shows Knowing Me, Knowing You and I'm Alan Partridge. TVGuide.com spoke with the Manchester native about his new creation and about the upcoming film Marie Antoinette, in which he plays Ambassadeur Mercy. TVGuide.com: You had a lot of success with Alan Partridge. Why was it important to play a very different character in Saxondale?Steve Coogan: Well, I wanted it to be di read more


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