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James Wan was born on February 26, 1977 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. He is a producer and director, known for Saw (2004), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) and The Conjuring (2013). See full bio »

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 2016/II Lights Out (producer) (post-production)
  Mortal Kombat (producer) (announced)
  Saw VIII (executive producer) (announced)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (producer)
 2015 Demonic (producer)
 2014/I Annabelle (producer)
 2010 Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (executive producer)
 2009 Saw VI (executive producer)
 2008 Saw V (executive producer)
 2007 Saw IV (executive producer)
 2006 Saw III (executive producer)
 2005 Saw II (executive producer)
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We think craft is important, and the irony has always been that horror may be disregarded by critics, but often they are the best-made movies you're going to find in terms of craft. You can't scare people if they see the seams. See more »


Met fellow collaborator and friend Leigh Whannell at film school in Australia. See more »


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