James Wan
Biographical information
Full Name James Wan
Date of Birth February 27, 1977
Nationality Australian
Gender Male
Attribution information
Directed Aquaman
Written Aquaman (Story)

James Wan (born 27 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 and creating Billy the Puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence,  Death Sentence, Insidious, The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2, Insidious: Chapter 2, and Furious 7.

He will be directing Aquaman which will be released in 2018.


  • Wan revealed he had a choice of what film he wanted to direct between The Flash and Aquaman, but chose Aquaman because he is the underdog.
  • Wan will also executive produce DC Universe Original Swamp Thing on DC Universe.

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