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Craven was drawn not just to the dark side of human nature but also the taboo; all the things he had been denied as a kid he wanted to see and show now.
His path crossed with another young pornographer, Sean Cunningham, and history was set in motion.
He is currently in post on the Tom Cruise pic “American Made.” He is repped by CAA and attorney Alan Grodin.
Wes Craven’s film career started in pornography, an unlikely jumping off point for a kid who had been raised such a strict Baptist he couldn’t even see movies as a child.
Sources also added that Liman has left the Channing Tatum “Gambit” which insiders say is a mutual split between the studio and Liman. Constantine was played by Keanu Reeves in a 2005 movie, as well as by Matt Ryan in NBC series “Constantine,” which was canceled in 2015 after one season.
Rudin came on board as producer last year, giving new life to the property.Along the way he created not only some of the most iconic horror characters, he profoundly influenced the horror cycle with films that are now established classics.Not all of Wes Craven’s films are great; in fact a look at his filmography shows a spotty record that would have ended lesser filmmakers.But when his career is taken as a whole even the stinkers like , is perhaps one of the all-time great bad movies, a trainwreck of monumental proportions that is incredibly entertaining and watchable and should, frankly, be a cult classic.But his great movies stand like enormous peaks in the history of his career.Like all the best filmmakers he kept exploring the ground that spoke to him personally, while also making it all fun as hell.