'The Conjuring' Spin-Off 'Annabelle' Arrives on October 3rd This Fall
by Ethan Anderton
July 8, 2014
Briefly: For those who may not know, Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema are expanding the world of The Conjuring, last year's horror hit from director James Wan, with a spin-off that focuses on the creepy doll in the possession of Lorraine and Ed Warren (played by Patrick Wilson & Vera Farmiga). The film is called Annabelle, and so far the only thing we know about the film is that The Conjuring cinematographer John Leonetti will direct the film with a script by Gary Gauberman. Otherwise, we don't know who will star or what the story will be. But now we know when the film will come out with the studio revealed an October 3rd release date, pitting it up against David Fincher's promising thriller Gone Girl. Stay tuned for more.
Reader Feedback - 11 Comments
That seems kind of rushed.
stevieray1986 on Jul 8, 2014
Interesting. I think the last I heard, this was being heavily considered as a straight-to-Video release. Perhaps the final result is shaping up to be of a much higher quality than they anticipated and they are taking a chance on a theatrical release? This wouldn't be the first time, Disney's Planes comes to mind.
Chris Groves on Jul 8, 2014
they already made this with chucky
Quynh Truong on Jul 8, 2014
if ed and Lorraine warren are in it and played by Patrick Wilson & Vera Farmiga - i'll be taking a look. I thought Wilson and farmiga were excellent in "conjuring"
dan on Jul 8, 2014
I know they mean for that doll to be creepy but I find it hilarious on a Mr Show level of comedy. I'm a big fan of horror, but I've yet to be able to take one of those James Wan films seriously.
cuckoozey on Jul 8, 2014
Rly?! Mindset/atmosphere maybe? I was at home alone, pretty nasty thunderstorm, late at night, 7.1 setup... scared the pee diddle poo poo outta me. Audio f/x on that flick were amazing.
avconsumer2 on Jul 8, 2014
Yeah, he's in the minority...that shit was freaky
ColtNoir on Jul 8, 2014
I don't know, I'm usually very forgiving and very much in the right frame of mind when it comes to watching horror but something about his work just comes off flat to me every time.
cuckoozey on Jul 8, 2014
The doll was the scariest part of THE CONJURING for me. That prelude effed my ess up..bad.
DAVIDPD on Jul 8, 2014
Since conjuring sucked not expecting much
ff on Jul 9, 2014
Can anyone recommend me the most scariest movie in the year 2013 to date.
Dave Nimd on Jul 12, 2014
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