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James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013) and Furious 7 (2015). ... See full bio »

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Saw Writer
(2004)
The Conjuring 2 Producer
(2016)
Furious 7 Director
(2015)
Aquaman Writer
(2018)

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  Knight Rider (producer) (announced)
  Mortal Kombat 2 (producer) (announced)
  The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
  The Tommyknockers (producer) (announced)
  Below (producer) (pre-production)
  Dylan Dog (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Nun 2 (producer) (pre-production)
  Shelter (producer) (filming)
 2023 Insidious 5 (producer) (filming)
 2023 Salem's Lot (producer) (post-production)
 2023 M3GAN (producer) (post-production)
 2022 Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Soul Oath (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Kagehito Unleashed (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Nobody Likes a Ninja (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Possessions (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Go (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Archive 81 (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- What Lies Beneath (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Ferryman (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Circle (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Through the Looking Glass (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Spirit Receivers (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis (TV Mini Series short) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Chapter Three: Tidal Shift (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter Two: Primordeus (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Chapter One: Dead Sea (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 I Know What You Did Last Summer (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- It's Thursday (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021/I Malignant (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2021 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2021 Spiral (executive producer)
 2016-2021 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 95 episodes)
- Abduction + Memory + Time + Fireworks + Dispersal (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Royalty + Marriage + Vivaah Sanskar + Zinc + Henna (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Mortal Kombat (producer)
 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Loose Ends (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Anatomy Lesson (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Long Walk Home (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Brilliant Disguise (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Price You Pay (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Annabelle Comes Home (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2019 The Curse of La Llorona (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 The Nun (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2018 Insidious: The Last Key (producer - produced by)
 2017/I Jigsaw (executive producer)
 2017 Annabelle: Creation (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2016/II Lights Out (producer)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (producer)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (producer)
 2015 Demonic (producer)
 2014/I Annabelle (producer)
 2010 Saw: 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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5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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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 »

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He didn't shoot a feature film in his native Australia until Aquaman (2018). See more »

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