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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 Writer
(2004)
Furious 7 Director
(2015)
Aquaman Writer
(2018)

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  The Tommyknockers (producer) (announced)
 2020 The Nun 2 (producer) (announced)
 2020 The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
 2021 Mortal Kombat (producer) (pre-production)
 2018 The Magic Order (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Untitled Saw Project (executive producer) (filming)
 2020 The Conjuring 3 (producer) (post-production)
 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Brilliant Disguise (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Worlds Apart (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Annabelle Comes Home (producer - p.g.a.)
 2016-2019 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 61 episodes)
- Seeds + Permafrost + Feather (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Lidar + Rogues + Duty (2019) ... (executive producer)
- K9 + Smugglers + New Recruit (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Father + Bride + Betrayal (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Wilderness + Training + Survival (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 The Curse of La Llorona (producer)
 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 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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5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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I can't point anything specific out, but I'm a big David Lynch fan, he's a big influence on Saw, and another director I truly admire as well, is an Italian, Dario Argento? These two guys have a big impact on us, Deep Red, Lost Highway. See more »

Trivia:

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

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His characters are often ordinary people forced into horrible situations, such as parents trying to protect or save their children See more »

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