FilmDistrict to open Insidious 2 on Sept 20
Insidious Chapter 2 sees Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, and Ty Simpkins reprise their roles in the sequel to the 2011 horror release that grossed $97m worldwide. eOne is financing the film.
James Wan returns to the director’s chair and reunites with screenwriter and longtime collaborator Leigh Whannell and the first film’s producer Jason Blum.
Blum produces through his Blumhouse Productions. Executive producers are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Oren Peli, Steven Schneider and Charles Layton.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) acquired US rights in conjunction with FilmDistrict, who will handle US theatrical while Sony distributes through the majority of ancillary platforms.
eOne will distribute in Canada, the UK and Spain while SPWA will distribute in all remaining territories.