Focus Features announced today that Leigh Whannell, co-creator of the Insidious and Saw franchises, will direct the next installment of Blumhouse’s terrifying horror franchise, which starts principal photography on July 7th. James Wan is also returning to the Insidious sets, but this time, as a producer.
From the Press Release:
Focus Features, Entertainment One (eOne), Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA), and Blumhouse Productions announced today that Leigh Whannell will direct the third chapter of the INSIDIOUS film franchise, which he will also write. Focus Features, which acquired the rights to release INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 from FilmDistrict, plans to bring the film to U.S. theaters on April 3, 2015.
Insidious: Chapter 2 followed the haunted Lambert family as they sought to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
There are no firm cast members as of yet, but Insidious 3's imdb page lists Insidious veterans Lin Shae and Angus Sampson on the limited cast list.
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(Source: Dread Central)