The famed horror team of director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell reunite with the original cast of Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey and Ty Simpkins in “Insidious Chapter 2,” a terrifying sequel to the acclaimed horror film, which follows the haunted Lambert family as they seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. ––themoviebox
James Wan (born 27 February 1977) is a Malaysian-born Australian producer, screenwriter, and film director of Chinese heritage. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw and creating Billy the puppet. He also directed Dead Silence, Death Sentence and Insidious.
Wan was born in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia of Chinese ethnicity. He was raised in Perth, Western Australia from a young age. It was his dream to make films from the age of 11. He went on to study at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, completing his Bachelor of Arts degree.
Before becoming popular in the film industry, he made his first feature film Stygian with Shannon Young, which won ‘Best Guerrilla Film’ at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival in 2000.
He met future business partner Leigh Whannell while studying at RMIT. He would later go on to co-create and direct the 2003 horror film (and franchise), Saw with the help of Whannell, who wrote the script. Wan and Whannell made a… read more
A frustrating and disappointingly scattershot sequel that feels like Wan is just going through the paces and it may as well have been directed by anybody. A mere trifle compared to the achievements of the first one and nowhere near as wonderful or frightening as The Conjuring (Wan's best film to date).