Focus Features, Entertainment One, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Blumhouse Productions officially announced that that co-creator/screenplay writer Leigh Whannell will direct Insidious Chapter 3 (2015) while James Wan will produce. Insidious Chapter 3 is set to release in movie theaters this April 3, 2015.
Whannell stated on his Twitter Page:
I am really excited and I know I have giant shoes to fill. Let’s do this @blumhouse!
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Peter Schlessel, Focus Features’ CEO, said, "It’s with great pleasure that we turn the INSIDIOUS franchise over to the co-creator Leigh Whannell. We are all excited to see in what direction Leigh takes the next installment and we are also glad to welcome James Wan to his new role as producer."
Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse said, "We are all excited to bring a third film to audiences and know James and Leigh have great things in store for our fans. eOne and SPWA have been incredible partners on the INSIDIOUS franchise and we look forward to working together along with Focus Features, James Wan and Leigh on the next installment."
Directed by Leigh Whannell
Official Synopsis: After trying to connect with her dead mother, teenager Quinn Brenner, asks psychic Elise Rainier to help her, she refuses due to negotiate events in her childhood. Quinn starts noticing paranormal events happen in her house. After a vicious attack from a demon her father goes back and begs Elise Rainier to use her abilities to contact the other side in hope to stop these attacks by this furious demon content for a body.
Cast: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Joseph Bishara, Michael Reid MacKay, Steve Coulter, Angus Sampson, Garrett Ryan, Anna Ross, Taylor John Smith,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy