Leigh Whannell To Write and Direct Insidious Chapter 3 Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.07.2014
The writer of the first two to get behind the camera...
Focus Features has set the director for the third installment in the Insidious franchise. The studio has announced that Leigh Whannell, who wrote the first two films and played Specs in front of the camera, will write and direct Insidious Chapter 3. The film will be produced by Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions shingle alongside James Wan and Oren Peli.
Focus CEO Peter Schlessel said in the announcement, "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."
Production kicks off on July 7th for an April 3rd, 2015 release.