Final Destination 3 is a 2006 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wong; it is the third installment in the Final Destination film series. Wong and Glen Morgan, who worked on the franchise's first film, wrote the screenplay. Final Destination 3 stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ryan Merriman, and takes place five years after[note 1] the first film. Winstead plays Wendy Christensen, a high school graduate who has a premonition that a roller-coaster she and her classmates are riding will derail. Although she saves some of them, Death begins hunting the survivors. Wendy realizes photographs she took at the amusement park contain clues about her classmates' death. Allies with another survivor and friend Kevin Fischer (Merriman), Wendy tries to use this knowledge to save the rest of them and to ruin Death's scheme.