Warner Bros. has just released the first official trailer for the next installment of The Conjuring franchise, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.
Inspired by one of the most sensational cases from the Warrens’ files, the upcoming release is the latest in the main continuity of Conjuring films, not including recent spinoffs such as The Nun and the Annabelle. None of which I have even bothered to see. But I’ll be down for this one since I really liked the first two.
The film is ripped from the headlines of the real-life murder case of Arne Johnson, the first person in legal history to claim demonic possession as a motive for manslaughter.
“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” reveals a chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense.
Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return to star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, under the direction of Michael Chaves (“The Curse of La Llorona”). The film also stars Ruairi O’Connor (Starz’ “The Spanish Princess”), Sarah Catherine Hook (Hulu’s “Monsterland”) and Julian Hilliard (the series “Penny Dreadful: city of Angels” and “The Haunting of Hill House”).
“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” was produced by James Wan and Peter Safran, who have collaborated on all the “Conjuring” Universe films. Chaves directed from a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (“The Conjuring 2,” “Aquaman”), story by James Wan & David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, based on characters created by Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes. Serving as executive producers were Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Victoria Palmeri, Michael Clear, Judson Scott and Michelle Morrissey.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It will be available on HBO Max and in theaters June 4, 2021.
What do you guys think? Interested in seeing this at all?