Since the jaw-dropping climax to the indie horror classic Saw, actor, producer and screenwriter Leigh Whannell (alongside frequent friend and collaborator James Wan) has gone on to make the genre terrifying once again. The Australian actor, previously best known for a small role in The Wachowski’s The Matrix Reloaded, is perhaps deservedly looked at as one of the saviours of the modern fright flick with both his original creations Saw and the highly-effective chiller Insidious now multi-million dollar franchises.
So, with the upcoming home-entertainment release of sequel Insidious: Chapter 2, we had the chance to put some killer questions to Whannell regarding making his mark in the genre and what’s next as he moves into…’the further’:
You’re obviously and fan of the horror genre. Where does that love and inspiration come from?
I guess James and I are just big horror fans. We just both love horror films. »
- Craig Hunter
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