Horror fans have long enjoyed the Conjuring franchise - a truly bone-chilling haunted house movie series that keeps on giving, in terms of scares. But what makes these movies all the more terrifying? It's those fateful words: "based on a true story."
Fans of the terrifying franchise will once again be able to delve into the horror-filled The Conjuring universe as The Conjuring 3 has officially been confirmed, along with an official release date and poster.
Keep scrolling to get all the details.
For some of us, there's an undeniable draw to the darker side of life.Whether it's true crime, legendary monsters, unsolved mysteries, or paranormal activity, there's something about creepy things that have an undeniable draw.
Why do we like being scared so much?Perhaps it's that rush of adrenaline that makes us feel a bit more alive? Or maybe we're just suckers for punishment - who knows?
But one horror franchise that keeps on giving is The Conjuring.What started with one smallish horror movie in 2013 has spanned into an impressive franchise of terrifying films across a range of different spooky subjects.
For many, they're the pinnacle of '10s horror.The Conjuring movies feature the main facets of a horror blockbuster: star-studded casts, incredible special effects, horrific monsters, and, of course, jump scares galore.
There's a wide range of films in the franchise.Alongside the Conjuring films, the franchise also includes 2014's Annabelle, 2017's Annabelle: Creation and the much-anticipated Annabelle Comes Home, which came out in June this year.
And that's not all.For those who favor a religious horror, the franchise also offers 2018's The Nun, 2019's The Curse of La Llorona, and two upcoming Nun sequels.
But, for horror aficionados, The Conjuring still reigns supreme.Perhaps one reason for its success, is that it plays into a favorite horror film trope - that of the haunted house.
But there's something that makes these movies even more frightening.
via: Getty ImagesThe fact that the events of these films are all based upon true stories. The inspiration behind The Conjuring franchise are experiences shared by real-life paranormal investigators.
Here they are back in the day.
But The Conjuring was based on another case.
via: YouTubeThese movies focus on the real-life events of the Perron family, who lived in a farmhouse in Rhode Island in the 1970s which they believed to be haunted.
There are many claims about the spooky occurrences.
via: YouTube"The things that went on there were just so incredibly frightening," Lorraine Warren has said. "It still affects me to talk about it today."
Reports of the haunting were big news even back then.
via: Daily MirrorThe eldest of the Perron children, Andrea, has recounted horrific memories: "I thought I was going to pass out. My mother began to speak a language not of this world in a voice not her own. Her chair levitated and she was thrown across the room."
No matter how spine-chilling, horror fans can't get enough of the franchise.
via: imdbAnd it looks like there's some good news for those wanting to delve further into The Conjuring universe...
The Conjuring 3 is officially happening.
via: imdbEarlier this year, Vera Farmiga confirmed the film was in production, but new details have now surfaced...
Warner Bros revealed some exciting new details about the film on its website, including the all-important release date.
via: imdbKeep scrolling to find out everything we know so far.
The long-awaited movie will be titled The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do it.
via: imdbAnd it's set to be based on one of the "most sensational cases" from the files of Ed and Lorraine Warren.
According to the official synopsis, the horror spectacle will start with a fight for the soul of a young boy.
via: imdbWhich will take the pair on the most prolific journey of their careers - marking the first time in US history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defence.
Vera Farmiga and Partick Wilson will be reprising their roles.
via: imdbAlthough as of yet, it's not known who'll be playing the young boy.
Fans have been reacting to the news...Though there's always a danger of milking the franchise dry, it seems fans are over the moon to be getting the next installment of the terrifying franchise.
So, when will the movie be coming to theatres?
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It will be heading to screens on September 11, 2020.
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