Focus Features, Entertainment One, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Blumhouse Productions today announced that Insidious: Chapter 3 has officially started production in Los Angeles. Leigh Whannell, co-creator of the horror franchise, is writing and directing the new movie. Check out the first photo from the production below!
To commemorate the start of production of the series newest chapter, Focus is launching a sweepstakes on the official Insidious Facebook and Twitter pages. Insidious buffs and fans will have the chance to win a trip for two to Los Angeles to visit the set of the new film. The contest begins on Tuesday, July 22, and ends on Friday, July 25. The contests complete official rules can be accessed here.
Insidious: Chapter 3 stars Dermot Mulroney and Stefanie Scott alongside Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, and Whannell, with the latter trio reprising their roles from the first two movies in the franchise.
In Insidious: Chapter 3, a twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Focus Features will release Insidious: Chapter 3 domestically nationwide on Friday, May 29, 2015. eOne will distribute the picture in Canada, U.K., and Spain; and Sony will distribute the picture in the rest of the world. Jason Blum of Blumhouse, who produced both previous movies in the series, is producing the next installment with returning producer Oren Peli and franchise co-creator James Wan, who directed the two earlier films written by Whannell with story by Wan and Whannell. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Steven Schneider, Charles Layton, and Xavier Marchand are executive-producing Insidious: Chapter 3.