Posted on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 by Jacob Hall
Few horror movies have instantly won my heart quite like James Wan‘s The Conjuring and last year’s follow-up is one of the best horror sequels ever made. Much like how the first movie inspired a spin-off in the form of Annabelle, The Conjuring 2 is getting its own spin-off with The Nun, which will further explore the terrifying demonic presence that paranormal researchers Ed and Lorraine Warren battled during their trip to London.
Now, we know who’s going to direct The Nun – relative newcomer Corin Hardy.
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Posted on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 by Fred Topel
We had a one-on-one interview with MacGyver pilot director and executive producer James Wan and showrunner Peter Lenkov before their Television Critics Association panel. In the time between the interview and panel, news broke that the villain of Wan’s Aquaman movie would be Black Manta. After the panel, I asked Wan about choosing Black Manta for the villain.
“I want to know where Wrap got that piece of news from,” Wan laughed. “Come on, I can’t talk about this.” Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
The Conjuring 2 is one of the best horror sequels ever made, which is a brazen statement that I backed up with a couple thousand words earlier this week. It’s not quite as good as The Conjuring, but that film is one of the best horror movies of the millennium so far and the sequel is just a fantastic time at the movies. We can all live with that.
And while the sequel deliberately echoed certain beats of the first film on screen, it’s now echoing it in reality. Much like how The Conjuring inspired a spin-off for Annabelle the possessed doll, The Conjuring 2 has inspired The Nun, which will center around the demonic and blasphemous presence Ed and Lorraine Warren combat in their new movie.
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