Legendary horror writer and director Wes Craven has died at the age of 76.
Craven died today in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer, various news sites report.
Craven, of course, is known for a plethora of movies including A Nightmare On Elm Street, Swamp Thing, Scream, The Hills Have Eyes, and The Last House on the Left.
“It is with deep sadness we inform you that Wes Craven passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, after battling brain cancer,” his family wrote in a statement. “He was 76 years old. Craven was surrounded by love, in the presence of his family at home in Los Angeles.”