EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Director James Wan and Writer Leigh Whannell Talk 'Insidious: Chapter 2' and 'Fast & Furious 7'

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 14:02
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Opening in theaters on Friday, September 13th is the new horror film Insidious: Chapter 2, which is a sequel to the popular 2010 movie Insidious. The film is once again directed by James Wan (The Conjuring), and written by screenwriter Leigh Whannell (Saw). In addition to Whannell, the movie also features returning cast members Patrick Wilson (Watchmen), Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class), Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3), Lin Shaye (There's Something About Mary), Angus Sampson (Where the Wild Things Are), and Barbara Hershey (Black Swan).

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of speaking with director James Wan, as well as screenwriter Leigh Whannell about their work on Insidious: Chapter 2, and Wan's next film - Fast & Furious 7. The two filmmakers discussed their new movie, what they wanted to do differently with the sequel, adding humor to the mix, reuniting with actor Patrick Wilson, what they like about working with him, and if Wan is prepared to leave the horror genre and take on the Fast & Furious franchise. 

To watch our exclusive interview with James Wan and Leigh Whannell about Insidious: Chapter 2, as well as Fast & Furious 7, please click on the video player above.


The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

Insidious: Chapter 2 opens in theaters on September 13th.


Fast & Furious 7 is currently in production. 

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