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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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Known For

The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2 Producer
(2016)
Saw
Saw Writer
(2004)
Furious 7
Furious 7 Director
(2015)
The Conjuring
The Conjuring Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2018 The Nun (producer) (post-production)
 2018 The Children (producer) (post-production)
  Mortal Kombat (producer) (announced)
  The Conjuring 3 (producer) (announced)
  The Crooked Man (producer) (announced)
 2016-2018 MacGyver (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- CO2 Sensor + Tree Branch (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Mac + Jack (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Bullet + Pen (2017) ... (executive producer)
- War Room + Ship (2017) ... (executive producer)
- CD-ROM + Hoagie Foil (2017) ... (executive producer)
 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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Show Show Director (13 credits)
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Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (17 credits)
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5' 6" (1.68 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:

His overall deal at New Line includes an option to develop and produce modest budget science fiction, horror and comedy films via his Atomic Monster production company. See more »

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Frequently works with Leigh Whannell See more »

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