The Nun Box Office

We’re just one weekend into September, but audiences seem hungry for some Halloween scares with The Conjuring spin-off The Nun topping the box office with a huge debut.

Despite having a 28% at Rotten Tomatoes, the horror crowd couldn’t help but be curious about the demon Valak this weekend. The Nun rounded up $53.3 million from 3,876 locations, landing the best debut in the entire Conjuring franchise, surpassing the previous placeholder of the original The Conjuring, which earned $41.8 for its opening weekend back in 2013. And that’s not the only milestone The Nun scared up for the horror franchise. Read More »

The Conjuring Honest Trailer

The Conjuring franchise from director and producer James Wan has been the starting point for horror spin-offs like Annabelle and The Nun (in theaters this weekend). And while the movies undoubtedly paint a scary picture, The Conjuring Honest Trailer points out that it’s hard to feel sorry for the families at the center of these stories when they obviously didn’t do the legwork to make sure the new houses they moved into didn’t have any serious problems, like ghosts, demons, possessed items or strange deaths. Read More »

the nun featurette

When The Conjuring was released in 2013, few people expected it to launch a whole cinematic universe with its own mythology and crossover characters. A sequel or two, maybe, as hit horror films are expected to make. But one that could rival the superhero universes? Blasphemy.

But eight years later and we’re four films into a Conjuring cinematic universe, with even more to come in the future. And the latest The Nun featurette takes us back to the beginning.

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The Nun Box Office Tracking

The Nun is about to jump out of the darkness and scream right into your ear-holes. And audiences are really excited – so much so that they’re going to help turn the latest Conjuring universe entry into a big hit. Early The Nun box office tracking indicates the fright film is headed to a strong opening weekend.

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James Wan

While director James Wan has been quite busy at the helm of Aquaman for Warner Bros. Pictures, he’s also still in charge of shepherding the constantly growing horror universe of The Conjuring. But he took another role behind the scenes of the upcoming The Conjuring 2 spin-off The Nun.

Director Corin Hardy revealed that James Wan took the time to be the second unit director on The Nun for part of the production. Find out what the filmmaker was recruited to shoot below. Read More »

annabelle 3

You can’t keep a good killer doll down, and Annabelle is coming back for round three. First introduced in The Conjuring and given her own prequel in 2014’s Annabelle and a prequel to the prequel in 2017’s Annabelle Creation, the cursed doll is finally moving to the future in her third outing. And Gary Dauberman, a writer and producer with plenty of experience in bringing the Conjuring universe to life, will make his debut behind the camera.

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San Diego Comic-Con International 2018 hadn’t even officially begun when Warner Bros. and New Line kicked off the festivities with their “ScareDiego” showcase. A sequel to last year’s event, which debuted footage from It and Annabelle Creation, ScareDiego exists to tease upcoming horror films being released under the New Line banner. This year’s edition saw a few heavy-hitters reveal footage: It Chapter 2 and the Conjuring spin-off The Nun. It also debuted the first footage from The Curse of La Llorona, a new horror film hitting theaters next year.

Here’s everything you need to know about the footage we saw.

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Comic-Con ScareDiego 2018

We’re inching closer and closer to the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, and that means all the marketing plans that studios and networks have are coming to light. For horror fans, there will be a special treat arriving as soon as the convention begins.

Those who follow the excitement of Comic-Con might remember that Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema held a little ScareDiego sneak preview event for Annabelle: Creation and IT Chapter One, before the movie was a certified hit, as well as the first teaser for The Nun. This year, the studios will be back with another round of terror, featuring previews of both IT Chapter 2 and extended scenes from this fall’s forthcoming Conjuring universe spin-off The Nun. Read More »

the nun trailer

The Conjuring universe continues with The Nun, a new horror film from director Corin Hardy. The film delves into the backstory of the terrifying demonic nun who first popped-up in 2016’s The Conjuring 2. Watch The Nun trailer below. Sphenisciphobics need not apply!

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the nun image

The trailer for Corin Hardy‘s The Nun will be giving us all the heebie-jeebies very soon. In the meantime, feel free to gaze upon this new image from the film, which teases the latest addition to The Conjuring universe.

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