Leigh Whannell Promoted To Direct “Insidious: Chapter 3”

May 8, 20140 Comments

Leigh Whannell has made quite a name for himself in modern horror. Whannell co-created Saw with director James Wan, wrote both Insidious films, and acted in both franchises. Well, not only will he be returning as the character Specs in Insidious: Chapter 3, but he’ll tackle both screenwriting and directing duties. The new sequel will mark his directorial debut.

FilmDistrict and Sony Pictures will release the sequel on April 3rd, 2015.

“Chapter 3” will bring back Lin Shaye’s character as well as both ghost hunters Specs and Tucker.

From the Twitter of James Wan @creepypuppet: I’m truly honored & excited to b passing the torch onto my great bud @LWhannell, who’ll make his directorial debut w #INSIDIOUS 3 @blumhouse

From the Twitter of Leigh Whannell @LWhannell: Watching @creepypuppet work over the past decade has been the best film school for horror anyone could wish for!

Are you guys excited for another Insidious with Whannell at the wheel?

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