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Film Review: 'Insidious: Chapter 3' "Insidious: Chapter 3" hits theaters today and is the latest installment in the hit low budget horror franchise. Directed by Leigh Whannell, writer of the first two movies, it is a prequel to the previous films. It shows how Lin Shaye's character, Elise Rainier, came to meet Specs and Tucker and the trio dealing with their first haunting together.

Film Review: 'Insidious: Chapter 3' "Insidious: Chapter 3" hits theaters today and is the latest installment in the hit low budget horror franchise. Directed by Leigh Whannell, writer of the first two movies, it is a prequel to the previous films. It shows how Lin Shaye's character, Elise Rainier, came to meet Specs and Tucker and the trio dealing with their first haunting together.

This Is How You Die: Watch The First Terrifying Clip From 'Insidious: Chapter 3' Looks like Blumhouse and Focus were the only ones revealing much at WonderCon to the public. Last night they showed off the first teaser trailer from “Sinister 2” and today they revealed the first clip from “Insidious: Chapter 3,” two supernatural horror franchises the studio hopes to eventually connect ala the Marvel shared universe model (points for originality of course). The third chapter in the “Insidious” series is a prequel and stars Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell and Lin Shaye. The directorial reins of the series have been passed on too.

The scary new trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3 will keep you up tonight While the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise seemed to burn itself out after a couple of sequels, Leigh Whannell and James Wan have managed to make two consecutive INSIDIOUS films that haven't diminished in quality very much. With Wan departing for FURIOUS 7, Leigh Whannell took over as director on INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 which looks like it may be the rare third horror movie that is as good as it's... Read More...

Here's The Tease For The 'Insidious: Chapter 3' Teaser! Yes, it's everyone's favorite new trend. A tease of a teaser!Nonetheless, fans of the Insidious series can now enjoy this sneak peak of the third film.  A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.Series director James Wan is taking a backseat for this next one, allowing his friend and frequent collaborator Leigh Whannell (Saw) to helm the movie.

‘Insidious Chapter 3′ Teaser Trailer: Go Back Into The Further Once Again Chapter 3 in the Insidious saga hits theaters next year and your first trailer is here. Written and directed by Leigh Whannell, Insidious Chapter 3 is a prequel to the other two films, showing how ghost hunter Elise (Lin Shaye) learns about The Further, via the plight of a young father (Dermot Mulroney) and his daughter (Stefanie Scott). It’s scheduled for release May 29, 2015.

Jason Blum Talks Insidious/Sinister Director Shakeups, More Purges

10:54 PM 7/14/2014 by Fred Topel
Jason Blum
While Jason Blum has a virtual monopoly on the most successful horror movies, some of his staple directors are moving on. After directing The Fast and the Furious 7, James Wan left the Insidious franchise in the hands of screenwriter Leigh Whannell. Blum still expects he can convince Wan to make another horror movie for him, joking that it could be as soon as Insidious 4.

Lin Shaye Promises Elise's Hidden Past In Insidious: Chapter 3

12:37 AM 6/27/2014 by Fred Topel
Insidious: Chapter 2
Lin Shaye attended the Saturn Awards to present awards to winning horror film The Conjuring and winning Young Actor Chloe Grace Moretz for Carrie. On the red carpet, I spoke to Shaye about the news that Dermot Mulroney was joining the cast for Insidious: Chapter 3. Shaye was excited to welcome him, but also told me that the third chapter would reveal much more about her character, the psychic and now spirit herself, Elise.

Dermot Mulroney To Star In Insidious: Chapter 3 The new family set to be terrorized in Blumhouse threequel Insidious: Chapter 3 has added Dermot Mulroney, according to writer/first time director Leigh Whannell via Twitter today: HUGELY excited to officially announce that great actor/great human Dermot Mulroney has been cast as one of the leads in Insidious Chapter 3! — Leigh Whannell (@LWhannell) June 25, 2014 Whannell is taking over for James Wan in the director’s chair, while Mulroney is one of the actors who will be taking the franchise on a new journey without original leads Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne.

There Will Be a Third 'Insidious' Chapter

4:28 PM 9/16/2013 by Binh Ngo
Insidious: Chapter 2
With Insidious: Chapter 2 opening to a $40 million weekend, Entertainment One, FilmDistrict, and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions wasted no time in announcing the development of a third movie. Leigh Whannell, who wrote the first two chapters, will return to write the third.
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