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

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 2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Knight Rider (producer) (announced)
  The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
  The Nun 2 (producer) (announced)
  The Tommyknockers (producer) (announced)
 2022 Aquaman 2 (producer) (announced)
  Dylan Dog (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2018 The Magic Order (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (executive producer)
  Malignant (producer - p.g.a.) (post-production)
 2021 Mortal Kombat (producer) (post-production)
 2021 Spiral (executive producer) (completed)
 2016-2020 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 80 episodes)
- Save + The + Dam + World (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Loyalty + Family + Rogue + Hellfire (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Psy-Op + Cell + Merchant + Birds (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Tesla + Bell + Edison + Mac (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Code + Artemis + Nuclear + N3mesis (2020) ... (executive 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 - 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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When we handed in our first cut, the Sundance version, we were essentially told the film was too intense. Really? I'm going to be penalized for doing what I'm supposed to do as a director? I think they have a problem with the 'tone' as well. How do you cut 'tone'? How do you censor 'tone'? See more »

Trivia:

He is the first Australian director to have a film make one billion dollars at the box office. See more »

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Pisces

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