The release of the 2013 horror film The Conjuring has opened the gates for horror fans to The Conjuring Universe. Grossing over $2 billion at the box office, it has become the most successful non-superhero cinematic universe.
Director Michael Chaves is once again diving into this cinematic universe in directing the upcoming horror film, The Nun II, after directing previous Conjuring Universe films, The Curse of La Llorona, and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.
The Nun II plot continues in 1956, four years after the events of its predecessor, The Nun. The film’s protagonist, Sister Irene (played by Taissa Farmiga), is leading her own life and tries her best to bury the past.
However, she is summoned to investigate a trail of horror and death that would set her to meet the demonic nun once again.
Behind the Scenes
The Nun II has already begun garnering a strong first reaction from audiences, which notes its substantial improvement. Director Michael Chaves noted he relied most heavily on French street photography from the 1950s in capturing a unique horror aspect.
It is interesting to note how Michael Chaves is directing the latest installment of the Conjuring cinematic universe. He is implementing a unique approach of using photographic styles in putting new life into this horror movie.
Chaves stated he hopes to continue referencing old photography in future films. Additionally, upon being questioned about what he had accomplished, he stated that the newsstand sequence is referred to as one of his most accomplishing parts of the film.
The Nun II will open theaters on Friday, September 8th. Book your tickets now and watch the horrifying addition to the Conjuring film series! – WhatALife!/Shap