It was announced that A.N.T Farm star Stephanie Scott will be joining the cast of Insidious 3 on June 11.
While no details about what role she will be playing have been revealed, Scott might most likely be playing a new character in the movie. It was revealed that there will be new characters in the film this time around and it would not center arounf the Lambert family. Leigh Whannell, who wrote the first two films with James Wan directing, will be taking the reigns from Wan and helming this project. So Whannell will be writing and directing Insidious 3.
Insidious: Chapter 2 was released on Sept. 13 and topped the U.S. box office scoring $41.1 million over in its opening weekend. The film stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins, and Barbara Hershey reprised their roles from the first film in the series.
The first film followed the story of the haunted Lambert family, whose son inexiplicably enters a comatose state and becomes a vessel for demons. In Insidious: Chapter 2, the married couple try to explore the secrets that tie them to the paranormal world and the demons that possessed their son.
Entertainment One, FilmDistrict, and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions will be developing the third chapter of the micro-budgeted franchise. Jason Blum (Blumhouse Productions) will be co-producing the third film with Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity). Steven Schneider, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Peter Schlessel, Lia Buman and Xavier Marchand will come on board as executive producers.
The first installment in the franchise, Insidious, was made for only $1.5 million and released in 2010. The film went on to gross $97 million worldwide. Insidious: Chapter 2 was made for $5 million.
Watch the trailer for Insidious: Chapter 2: