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Director Wes Craven Dies at 76
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Wes Craven, horror director best known for his work on the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died Sunday at 76.

Craven passed at his home in Los Angeles after losing his battle with brain cancer, his family said.

Some of Craven's other iconic works include The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left and My Soul to Take.

Actors who appeared in his many films and others took to Twitter to express their condolences.

Artists also created some very touching tributes to the horror maestro.

Now Nightmare on Elm Street is getting remade.
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We have reached the point in human history where we now measure days no longer by the sun, but by when the next cycle of remake news comes out.

Today's very special #tbt announcement? New Line Cinema wants to remake A Nightmare On Elm Street.

"Didn't they just do that?" you're saying and you are a clever one, aren't you?

In the bygone era of 2010, the studio did indeed remake the 1984 original with Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger. It also starred Rooney Mara and Kyle Gallner.

But fear not, for the nostalgia machine erases all traces of past flops and Freddy shall terrorize the dreams of teens once more.

Tracking Board got the exclusive news that marks another day has dawned.

Plot details are kept under lock and key, though fans can safely assume that the red-and-green sweater/fedora wearing Freddy Krueger will once again be up to his old tricks, ready to terrorize a new group of sleep-deprived youngsters. There's no producer on board yet, but Orphan scribe David Leslie Johnson has been tapped to script.

If you don't remember Orphan, it was a 2009 horror film about a couple who adopts a nine-year-old girl. Shocker, she's "not nearly as innocent as she claims to be."

With A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th and Halloween all receiving remakes the past couple of years, Hollywood's running out of 1980s slasher properties to remake.

Maybe it's about time they took another look at 1988's classic Pumpkinhead.

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