James Wan Explains How 'The Nun' Ties Into the 'Conjuring' Universe; Here's Everything We Know


Do you have a craving for more creepy horror movies from the Conjuring franchise? Well, The Nun is coming khổng lồ satisfy your habit -- pun intended. This one is a prequel spin-off of the first Conjuring sequel, as we were introduced khổng lồ the "Demon Nun" Valak in the năm 2016 release The Conjuring 2. Và it's being sold as its "darkest chapter."

With less than two weeks until the release of The Nun, Warner Bros. & Movieclips have unleashed an exclusive new featurette in which the filmmakers, including producer James Wan, talk about how the upcoming movie fits into the greater Conjuring cinematic universe. There's a lot of scary footage to be found in the video, too. Watch it down below.

Bạn đang xem: 'the nun' producer james wan on his creation of a superhero

First, kiểm tra out everything we know about the movie, including the first poster, which will look great on the wall of your bedroom, provided you're interested in having nightmares every night.

When doesThe Nuntake place in theConjuringfranchise timeline?

This movie is mix in 1952, which makes it 25 years ahead of the plot ofThe Conjuring 2, which is where we first met Valak, the "Demon Nun." và it's seven years after the main events of the prequel installmentAnnabelle: Creation, which is where we last saw Valak -- of course, that was in a 1952-set postscript.

What is the plot of the movie?

The Nunfollows the investigation into a mysterious suicide by a nun in Romania, as the Vatican sends a priest "with a haunted past" và a young nun just finishing her vows to lớn discover what happened. Of course, Valak, the "Demon Nun" is somehow involved & haunting the newly introduced characters. According to lớn the official synopsis:

Together uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith & their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in The Conjuring 2, as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living & the damned.

Who stars inThe Nun?

Character actress Bonnie Aarons is reprising her role as Valak, the "Demon Nun," while Taissa Farmiga follows in her sister Vera's footsteps by joining the franchise as Sister Irene, presumably the nun from the Vatican. Oscar-nominated actorDemián Bichir, last seen inAlien: Covenant, plays the priest. The movie also featuresJonas Bloquet (Elle), as a local villager, plusCharlotte Hope (Game of Thrones) andIngrid Bisu (Toni Erdmann) as nuns of the order being investigated.

Xem thêm: Chồng Quế Trân Là Ai - Nsưt Quế Trân Khoe Nhan Sắc Rạng Rỡ Tuổi 39

Who is the director?

Corin Hardy, who directed the 2015 horror movieThe Hallow, is at the helm ofThe Nun.

Who wrote the screenplay?

Gary Dauberman, who wrote theAnnabellemovies within theConjuringfranchise and co-wroteItand its upcoming sequel, penned the script based on a story conceived by himself and series producer (and its original director) James Wan.

When does it come out?

The Nunarrives in theaters on September 7.

How does the movie fit into the Conjuring cinematic universe?

This is where it all begins. To explain the timeline và how The Nun fits into the franchise, Wan và others involved with the Conjuring universe appear in the clip below, explaining how everything is connected.