Conjuring that saw a box office collection of $318 million worldwide is all set to kick start its sequel Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist. The production began this week in the script of Chad and Carey brothers. The film is about paranormal detectives Ed and Lorraine Warren. The film revolves around a real story involving the investigators. Last September the director of the film James Wan officially announced that the sequel is in the making on a social media site. Just read a tweet by New Line Cinema on Monday that Conjuring 2 has just begun shoot on a bright morning with the blessings of a priest. The movie is not just about possessive powers of the evil but has some good Christian content as well. This gives the right balance to the film.
The film is directed James Wan, who was busy with Fast and Furious 7 after Conjuring 1. The busy director is all set to direct Aquaman after Conjuring 2. Aquaman is a superhero film that has reference to Batman Vs Superman and Man of Steel. Patrick Wilson and Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga will play the protagonists in the film continuing their 2013 journey of Conjuring. The filmmakers have revealed the complete cast. The co-stars include Lauren Esposito, Frances O’Connor, Simon McBurney, Simon Delaney, Franka Potente, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick McAuley and Madison Wolfe. Australian star Lauren Esposito is a newcomer to the set of Conjuring 2. The pretty actress was selected after a long search operation in England and Australia.
James Wan will be writing the screenplay along with Hayes brothers. The revisions will be taken care of by David Leslie Johnson. Wan is also the co-producer of the film that will be produced by Peter Safran and Rob Cowan. The character of the mother of the haunted girl will be reprised by O’Connor. The good news is that the supernatural thriller is expected to hit the theaters in June next year. The first part was made at a budget of $20 million. The original also had the credit for getting the biggest ever opening for a horror film. It is also touted to be the second largest grosser after The Exorcist.