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L-R: Ryan Gosling making selfies at The Nice Guys' photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2016 in Cannes. Editorial credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com | Writer/director Leigh Whannell at the world premiere of his movie Insidious Chapter 3 at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood. Editorial credit: Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com

Universal & Blumhouse Sign Leigh Whannell For Wolfman With Golsling

Taking the sting out a bit of the Halloween Kills delay news, Universal and Blumhouse are bringing in The Invisible Man director Leigh Whannell in to direct yet another reimagining of a Universal Monsters character The Wolfman will star Ryan Gosling, and will be produced by Blumhouse head Jason Blum Whannell will write a treatment[...]

A scene from Upgrade, courtesy of Blumhouse.

Leigh Whannell's Upgrade Getting TV Series Sequel from Blumhouse, UCP

Leigh Whannell’s Upgrade is set to get a television/streaming upgrade, with Blumhouse Television and NBCUniversal Content Studios' UCP set to adapt the 2018 sci-fi-thriller Upgrade to series with Whannell set to direct With series co-creator Whannell set to executive produce alongside showrunner/co-creator Tim Walsh (Treadstone, Chicago P.D., Shooter), the series picks up a few years after[...]

"The Invisible Man" Review: A Tense and Suspenseful Thrill Ride

The Invisible Man Appears on Blu-ray on May 26th

In a rarity these days, director Leigh Whannell provides a commentary track These are becoming increasingly rarer upon home video release, and that is a shame Other features include behind the scenes featurettes and deleted scenes You can see the full list down below.DELETED SCENES MOSS MANIFESTED – Elisabeth Moss describes the physical and emotional[...]

Blumhouse "Gives the Plot of Their Movies Away" in Trailers on Purpose

'Invisible Man' Watch Party With Director Leigh Whannell Tonight

To help...celebrate I guess director Leigh Whannell will be hosting a live viewing party on Twitter tonight This is all possible because of the theater shutdowns across the globe because of the Coronavirus pandemic Because of the shutdowns, studios are releasing films still in theaters and upcoming releases to VOD services in droves, including the[...]

Mondo Music Release of the Week: The Invisible Man!

Mondo Music Release of the Week: The Invisible Man!

This week sees the release of the soundtrack to the new Blumhouse hit The Invisible Man!What you can’t see can hurt you…..We are thrilled to be bringing you two absolutely killer releases this week! First up we have Benjamin Wallfisch's score to Leigh Whannell’s THE INVISIBLE MAN this week in partnership with our friends at[...]

Leigh Whannell at the world premiere of his movie Insidious Chapter 3 at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood.

Blumhouse Inks 'Invisible Man' Director Leigh Whannell to Overall Deal

Director Leigh Whannell has inked an overall deal with the studio Lasting for two years, Blumhouse will have first look at any film or television projects he may come up with, and I am guessing that will include more fresh takes on Universal Monsters Leigh Whannell is familiar to horror fans as one of the[...]

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Insidious: The Last Key Review: Disappointing, By-the-Numbers Horror

Anyone who is not Elise and her two Spooky Kids sidekicks (Leigh Whannell and Angus Sampson) have zero development to speak of, used as fodder basically to get us to the next scare Speaking of her assistants — they spend most of the film creepily hitting on Elise's two long-lost nieces for some reason It[...]

Insidious: Chapter 4 To Haunt Halloween 2017

The script is from series co-creator Leigh Whannell.It is unclear when the story will be set The first two films saw her helping Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne deal with pernicious ghosts using their son's body to communicate with the living Though killed in the first film, Elise was able to make contact from the[...]

"It's Feeding On Her Soul" – Insidious Chapter 3 Trailer

So you can see why there is a third one. The newest chapter in the terrifying horror series is written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead[...]

Insidious 1 & 2 Screenwriter Leigh Whannell To Direct Insidious: Chapter 3

It was announced today that Leigh Whannell will direct the threequel Insidious: Chapter 3, which he will also write Whannell is no stranger to the supernatural angst of this particular ghost story, as he also wrote the first two films for director James Wan Wan is staying on as a producer to help pass the[...]


Insidious Chapter 2 Gets James Wan, A Cast And A Release Date

Officially subtitled Chapter 2, it's now set for release on August 30th next year.Film District's press release notes that Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, and Ty Simpkins will all be reprising their roles from the last film, and Leigh Whannell is once again writing the script.But what about Joseph Bishara? He was Lipstick Face, and I'd[...]

Pint-Sized Zombie Movie Cooties Gets Elijah Wood In Front And Behind Camera

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool.Every once in a while you hear a film concept that is so bonkers that you wonder how it will ever be pulled off without any sort of banana skin moment.Leigh Whannell's script for Cooties sets up just such a premise He told us in April 2011: I actually just wrote[...]

Leigh Whannell On His New Zombie Comedy Script

I've just attended a screening of Insidious, the sort-of-haunted house spooker from Saw creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell Long story short, it's the best film on their resume, with Dead Silence running a close, but barmy second.Wan and Whannell popped up after the film to talk and answer questions, and amongst the deflection of[...]