With a premiere in cinemas around the world scheduled for this week (in Mexico it has already been in theaters since Wednesday night), the studios Warner Bros. y New Line Cinema they continue promoting the sequel The Nun 2 from the director Michael Chaves (The Curse of La Llorona, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It).
The marketing campaign for the promoted as “the greatest evil in the Conjuring Universe” continues with the launch of a promo with a look at a scene in which the protagonist, Taissa Farmigain her return as Sister Irene.
Sister Irene is asked by the Church to investigate the strange and violent events that have been occurring in Europe, whose origins can be traced back to Romania. Sister Irene asks about Father Burke (played by Demián Bichir in the original film) to which the Church committee answers that Father Burke has died of cholera, so she must be the one in charge of carrying out the investigation.
The promo is at the end of this note.
The rest of the cast is made up Storm Reid (Missing, Euphoria, The Invisible Man), Jonas Block in his return as Maurice, Bonnie Aarons reprises his role as Valak (he played it in both The spell 2like in The nun), in addition to Anna Popplewell (The Chronicles of Narnia, Reign), Katelyn Rose Downey (The Princess), Suzanne Bertish (Benediction, Sex Education), y Anouk Darwin Homewood.
The nun 2 It develops its plot four years later to the events of its predecessor, which concluded with the special appearances of Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, playing the demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren from the main saga. The Conjuring/The spell.
According to the official synopsis:
“1956 – France. A priest is murdered. An evil is spreading. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit THE NUN follows SISTER IRENE as she once again faces off against the demonic force VALAK, THE DEMONIC NUN.”
In recent days, the Cinematographic Association (MPA; Motion Picture Association) organization in charge of applying the age rating of all films from major Hollywood studios and streaming services (Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Netflix, etc.) awarded to The Life II Rated R for:
“Violent content and some horror.”
And remembering the statements made previously by Chaves, the one titled in our country The nun 2 looks to be the most violent in the Conjuring universe: “I think this one gets darker. Even the public has said this when we screened it. It’s definitely more violent than they expected from a Conjuring movie.. It’s always a delicate balance. It’s definitely scary, give 100% to that. “Just as horror audiences have developed an appetite for horror, the appetite for violence has begun to increase, so there are some violent elements in this.”
WB and New Line launched the sequel after the great commercial success of The Nun (2018), con James Wan y Peter Safran as producers, and Akela Cooper (American Horror Story, Malignant, M3GAN), Ian Goldberg y Richard Naing as screenwriters.
The Nun was released in theaters around the world in September 2018, becoming a massive hit at the box office, setting a record as the best debut in the universe of The Conjuring (domestic box office), and delivery highest grossing of the entire horror saga created by James Wan, with a global total of $365.5 million.
This is the Global box office for The Conjuring Universe films:
- The Nun – $365.5 million dollars
- The Conjuring 2 – $320.2 million dollars
- The Conjuring – $319.4 million dollars
- Annabelle: Creation – $306 million dollars
- Annabelle – $257.5 million dollars
- Annabelle Comes Home – $231.2 million dollars
- The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – $202 million dollars
- The Curse of La Llorona – $123.1 million dollars
WB will premiere The nun 2 in theaters next September 8, 2023.