Even though The Conjuring spin-off Annabelle showed us one of the earlier supernatural frights created by the doll that eventually ends up in the hands of paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed (Patrick Wilson) Warren, we still don’t know much about where the creepy toy came from. But we’ll find out late this summer.
Annabelle: Creation will take us back even further into the history of the possessed doll with Lights Out director David F. Sandberg bringing us the origin story of how this doll became evil and who it terrorized first.
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Posted on Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Mary Elizabeth Winstead would love to make a 10 Cloverfield Lane sequel.
- Zoe Kravitz talks about her expanded role in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2.
- Hailee Steinfeld confirms that she’ll be back for Pitch Perfect 3.
- Check out a creepy new photo from Annabelle 2.
- Fright Night 3 is a thing that could happen.
- Soundtrack lists for T2 Trainspotting and Fifty Shades Darker have been revealed.
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Posted on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by Angie Han
2014’s Annabelle was no great shakes, trading the artfully crafted tension and atmosphere of The Conjuring for cheap scares lifted from other, better movies. But it did make a lot of money: $256 million, to be precise, which is all the more impressive when you realize it cost just $6.5 million to make. So of course there was going to be a sequel.
Annabelle 2 is directed by Swedish filmmaker David F. Sandberg, who just made his feature film debut with Lights Out. Miranda Otto, Anthony LaPaglia, and Stephanie Sigman star in the horror sequel, which has just revealed its first promo. Watch the Annabelle 2 teaser trailer below. Read More »
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, March 23rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
As one of the people who unapologetically enjoyed 2014’s Annabelle, I welcomed the news of a sequel with open arms. The original film is stylish, spooky, and yes, occasionally silly. It was a ton of fun and I stand by that assessment, Rotten Tomatoes score be damned! Yesterday, Warner Bros. announced that Annabelle 2 will hit theaters on May 19, 2017 and today, it’s been revealed that director David F. Sandberg has been recruited to helm the sequel.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 by Angie Han
As Warner Bros. prepares to launch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice into theaters this weekend, it’s locked down release date for several other big upcoming releases — including Live By Night, directed by and starring the Batfleck himself, and Annabelle 2. Get the Live By Night release date details and more below. Read More »
Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Annabelle was a pretty solid little horror movie whose greatest sin was being a spin-off of the far superior The Conjuring. It was also a massive hit, grossing $256 million worldwide against a budget of only $6.5 million. The fact that we’re getting news of a sequel now and not a year ago is shocking. The horror genre, after all, is no stranger to franchises that move at the speed of light and milk the goodwill of fans the world over. So congratulations on not being that, Annabelle 2.
For everything we know so far about the next adventure of that demonic doll, hit the jump.
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