Tag: Leigh Whannell

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 […]

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Leigh Whannell Updates “Insidious: Chapter 3”

April 20, 20140 Comments

There has been very little pre-production news on Insidious: Chapter 3, which is odd since the film comes out in less than a year on April 3rd, 2015. Well have no fear because screenwriter and actor Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) recently left a quick update via Twitter. From @LWhannell: “Insidious 3 is a lot more like part […]

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Updates: Leigh Whannell’s “The Mule,” “Insidious: Chapter 3,” And “Saw 8”

March 12, 20140 Comments

Here are some quick updates coming from SXSW concerning screenwriter/actor Leigh Whannell’s upcoming projects including “The Mule,” “Insidious: Chapter 3,” and the status of “Saw 8.” “The Mule” is a film that Whannell co-wrote with Angus Sampson (Tucker from Insidious), who co-directed the project with Tony Mahoney. Whannell and Sampson also star in the film with Hugo Weaving. […]

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Lionsgate Looking To Acquire Elijah Wood’s “Cooties”

January 21, 20140 Comments

Heat Vision reports that Lionsgate is nearing a deal to acquire North American distribution rights to COOTIES, the horror/comedy starring Elijah Wood (Maniac) that premiered at Sundance’s Park City at Midnight sidebar. Cooties marks the debut feature of Wood and his SpectreVision production banner, which he runs with Daniel Noah and Josh Waller. The picture is also the […]

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Actor/Screenwriter Leigh Whannell Cast In “Home Invasion”

November 20, 2013

Actor and screenwriter Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious 1 & 2) has joined the cast of HOME INVASION, a thriller produced by Voltage Pictures and Zinc Entertainment. The movie is being helmed by commercial director Sean Carter and written by Joseph Dembner. Chandler Riggs, Bella Thorne, Ioan Grufudd and Natalie Martinez also star. Synopsis: “A family […]

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“Insidious: Chapter 3” Gets A Release Date

November 19, 2013

FilmDistrict and Sony Pictures have revealed the release date for INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3, which is currently being written by Leigh Whannell. Whannell, who co-created Saw with director James Wan, wrote both Insidious films. He also played “Specs”, one half of the paranormal investigators. Previous reports state that Lin Shaye’s character as well as ghost hunters Specs and Tucker will be […]

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All 3 Episodes Of The “Insidious” Web Series

September 25, 2013

After the release of INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2, FilmDistrict quietly released this web series that follows the film’s heroes, Specs (Leigh Whannell) and Tucker (Angus Sampson), as they explore the paranormal before the events of the first film. The prequel series also includes Lin Shaye. Check out all three episodes below. Screenwriter Leigh Whannell, who plays Specs, is currently […]

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Follow Specs And Tucker’s Investigations In The “Insidious” Web Series

September 22, 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2 was a big hit and FilmDistrict has launched a web series that follows two of the film’s heroes, Specs (Leigh Whannell) and Tucker (Angus Sampson), as they explore the paranormal before they met the Lambert family. Check out part 1 and 2 of the prequel below, which also includes actress Lin Shaye.

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