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Dissecting Writer Leigh Whannell!

WRITER LEIGH WHANNELL It's about damn time we get better acquainted with Leigh Whannell, one half of the Aussie brain-trust behind such modern day horror classics as SAW and INSIDIOUS, and to a lesser degree, DEAD SILENCE and a few others. And while Whannell stars in most of the flicks he co-writes, often giving the audience comic relief, most people still tend to...

Cool Horror Videos: Insidious webisode starring Specs and Tucker!

If you can't get enough INSIDIOUS , FilmDistrict has got you covered. The studio is releasing a series of webisodes focusing on the ghost-hunting antics of Specs (Leigh Whannell) and Tucker (Angus Sampson), the first of which you can see below. No telling just how many of these there will be, but this one runs approximately four minutes and contains the mixture of scares and...

Insidious 3 has officially been announced; Leigh Whannell on board

To the surprise of no one, INSIDIOUS 3 has been announced. On the heels of the $41 million opening of INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 , this makes all the sense in the world. Leigh Whannell will once again pen the screenplay, although it doesn't look as though James Wan will direct. Read the full press release below: Entertainment One (eOne), FilmDistrict, and Sony Pictures...

Meet the Masters of Scare in this new featurette for Insidious: Chapter 2

A new featurette for James Wan's upcoming INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 introduces us to the "Masters of Scare" in director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell as they reunite with the original cast of Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, and Ty Simpkins. In the featurette we get to hear from Wan and Whannell as they talk about providing the scares for the audience and how the...

Select theaters to host Insidious double feature

Are you guys getting excited to see James Wan's sequel to INSIDIOUS ? Well now you can not only see it early, but as a double feature because FilmDistrict announced today that participating theaters nationwide will host THE ULTIMATE INSIDIOUS EXPERIENCE — a  one-night-only theatrical event giving fans the opportunity to catch the original INSIDIOUS playing back-to-back...

2 new TV spots for Insidious Chapter 2 warn you to don't move, don't scream and don't breathe

FilmDistrict has released a new pair of TV spots for James Wan's upcoming INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2, which will be hitting theaters in just a couple of weeks on (appropriately enough) Friday the 13th of September. These new spots follow the big batch of new images we brought you just last week as well as the last TV spot to come our way. We're pretty stoked to see what Wan and...

Leigh Whannell and the Spierig brothers team for Stem

Screenwriter Leigh Whannell (INSIDIOUS, SAW) is going sci-fi with his next project, a film called STEM . While details are light on the film, it is apparently being set up with the Spierig brothers directing. Those fellows, you'll recall, helmed the zombie indie UNDEAD as well as the ambitious vampire thriller DAYBREAKERS. This is the word from Whannell in regards to STEM:...

Lots of haunting new images from Insidious: Chapter 2

As we near the Friday September 13th release of James Wan's INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 we can expect to see more creepy marketing come our way on top of the already unsettling goodies we've already seen, including stills, featurettes , posters , trailers and TV spots (including the most recent TV spot , which hit us earlier this week). We end the week by hitting the jackpot as a...

Exclusive clip from Insidious: Chapter 2 asks 'Is there something wrong with Daddy?'

We've already seen a lot of creepy and unsettling goodies from James Wan's upcoming INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 , including some shadowy posters , terrifying trailers and freaky featurettes ,  and today we're giving you even more to be scared of as we have an EXCLUSIVE CLIP from the sequel to 2010's uber-creepy INSIDIOUS for you to check out below. Directed...

Awkward Insidious 2 promo inserted into TV show; is this the future of advertising?

Below you'll find a very awkward bit of advertising for INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 , and it just had to be shared. It went down on the ABC Family show "Pretty Little Liars" and, as you'll see in the clip, it involves two characters watching an INSIDIOUS commercial and then commenting on it. "This one looks even more terrifying." Really? Is this what it has come to, having fictional...

Second international trailer for Insidious: Chapter 2 is even creepier than the first

Last week brought us the first international trailer for James Wan's upcoming INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2, which delivered plenty of spine-tingling chills in its 2-minute run time, and today we have a second international trailer to share with you below, and this one is even creepier than the first one! This terrifying sequel to 2010's acclaimed horror film INSIDIOUS once...

New Insidious Chapter 2 UK quad haunts you from the shadows

Sciophobia is defined as the fear of shadows, and that's exactly what you'll feel with the latest UK quad promoting the upcoming release of James Wan's INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2. Yesterday we brought you the latest international trailer for the sequel to 2010's uber-creepy INSIDIOUS , and today we have the latest UK quad to share with you in anticipation of the films...

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