Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Done In 60 Seconds Competition 2015
Guide To Marvel's Infinity War
The Making Of The West Wing
Get 12 Issues For Only £25 Today
The perfect gift this Christmas
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Andy Serkis Talks The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
As Empire heads into The Imaginarium...
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Eddie Marsan Is A Blunderer
With Patrick Wilson and Jessica Biel
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Fast And Furious 7
03 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Bad Neighbours (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Insidious Chapter 2 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Conjuring (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Internship (2013)
Empire Star Rating
I Give It A Year (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

James Wan Getting More Insidious?
Not quite... Not yet...

31 May 2011  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Shock Till You Drop

submit to reddit

James Wan and Leigh Whannell's bonkers supernatural horror Insidious is this year's most profitable film so far, with box office currently at something like seventy times its budget. Inevitable then that talk should turn to Insidious 2, with producer Jason Blum telling Shock "I wouldn't say we're not considering it..."

Without wishing to get too spoilerific, the ending of the first film certainly leaves scope for more. Quite apart from the bizarre business with Patrick Wilson, we don't know what happened to young Ty Simpkins either. As with the best horror, it works to leave matters ambiguous, but should Wan and Whannell wish to continue, there are threads to pick up.

Happily though, there is some quality control at work. "There's no plan, no release date, nothing like that," says Blum. "I think James feels the same as Oren Peli, who was very sceptical about doing a sequel to Paranormal Activity until Michael Peri pitched an idea and it made sense. If Leigh comes up with a story that's inventive and that James feels is worth making - as opposed to 'let's make another movie and make money' - we would do it. And if Leigh doesn't, we won't."

Will studio pressure undermine those wise words? And would you like to see more of the spooky old lady and the weird demon puppet-maker with the fondness for Tiny Tim records? Astrally project your thoughts and sequel-pitches into the comments box below, or for more on the first Insidious check out our webchat with Wan and Whannell here.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Dania Ramirez Attends American Reunion
Heroes star grabs a slice of pie
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 48% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's Jurassic World Trailer Tour
We guide you, Richard Kiley-style, through the secrets of the new park

Empire's Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Covers
Five armies. Five covers. The eagles, dwarves, elves, men and orcs prepare for battle in our Peter Jackon guest-edited issue

Empire’s Peter Jackson Issue Subscribers' Cover Arrives
Five Armies, three elves, two heavenly creatures and one giant ape

Empire's Farewell To Middle-Earth Issue:
Guest -Edited By Peter Jackson

The countdown to Empire's stunning new issue begins here...

Josh Hutcherson On The Hunger Games Phenomenon
'I've done my fair share of young adult material now'

What Is A Squidward? A Beginner's Guide To SpongeBob SquarePants
If you aren’t already a massive fan, prepare to become one

Classic Feature: Gods Among Us - Robert De Niro
The heavyweight champion of character immersion, explosive rage and jawdropping subtleties

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)