The Conjuring universe has been growing quite a bit in the past few years. Not only has the spin-off Annabelle sparked a franchise on its own, but The Nun became quite the success earlier this year, and The Crooked Man spin-off is still on the way. But with Annabelle 3 bringing Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) into the fray in a much more prominent way, what does the future of The Conjuring franchise look like?
Patrick Wilson has been making the publicity rounds for this month’s release of Aquaman, and a recent interview eventually turned to The Conjuring franchise. While the actor couldn’t reveal much about the sequel, what he did say certainly makes us curious about what will happen. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Evan Rachel Wood would be down for a Practical Magic sequel, if anyone wants to make that happen.
- Annabelle 3 adds Katie Sarife in a leading role.
- Chris Hemsworth announces the Men In Black reboot has wrapped.
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 production likely delayed for two years.
- J.K. Rowling has all of the Fantastic Beasts sequels mapped out already, she swears.
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After dominating the box office last month with the release of The Nun, as well as the huge release of IT in 2017, it should come as no surprise that Warner Bros. and their New Line Cinema arm are eager to keep staking out the early September release window for the next few years.
Warner Bros. and New Line have announced the arrival of two more horror movies for the post-Labor Day weekends in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Which movies are they? Get details on the upcoming New Line horror movies below. Read More »
James Wan is handing over directing duties on the main Conjuring films to Michael Chaves, director of the upcoming horror film The Curse of La Llorona. Wan, who has Aquaman hitting theaters at the end of the year, will continue to serve as a producer on the Conjuring movies, while Chaves becomes the official The Conjuring 3 director.
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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 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 »
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 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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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 »
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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