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Leigh Whannell Leigh Whannell i(A139980 works by)
Born: Established: 1977 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne and studied Media Arts at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). Whannell met director James Wan while at RMIT and the two subsequently co-wrote the first of the Saw films together. They continued to collaborate on other horror movies including Insidious (2010).

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Upgrade 2018 single work film/TV science fiction

'After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralysed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall Green, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, PROMETHEUS) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will “upgrade” his body. The cure – an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM – gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.'

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2018 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Original Screenplay
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