Director found for Insidious: Chapter 3

News Simon Brew 8 May 2014 - 06:51
Insidious

Writer Leigh Whannell will also direct the forthcoming Insidious: Chapter 3

With James Wan stepping away from the director's chair for the third Insidious movie, having directed the first two before moving onto Fast & Furious 7, there was some speculation as to who would take his place.

Not any more, though. It has been announced that Leigh Whannell will be taking on directing duties for Insidious 3. Whannell wrote the screenplay for the first two Insidious movies, and he's also in charge of the script this time around as well. James Wan will serve as producer.

Neither Rose Byrne or Patrick Wilson are expected back this time, with the plan being to kick things off again with a different set of characters.

Filming on Insidious: Chapter 3 begins on July 7th, and a release is expected in 2015.

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