Horror thriller The Nun is releasing on September 7, and the film has already piqued a lot of interest. Movie lovers who have appreciated the “Conjuring” flicks of the past are eager to watch the latest from New Line Cinema stable and know The Nun story.
The makers have promised The Nun will be exploring another dark corner of the “Conjuring” universe that has been successfully terrified movie watchers around the world. The Nun is about the evil Nun Valak, who first appeared in “The Conjuring 2”.
The Nun story is woven around the incidents follows after a young nun ends her life in one of Romania’s cloistered abbeys. The Vatican sends a priest, who has a haunted past, and a novitiate who is on the threshold of her final vows to investigate the matter. Together, the two uncover the unholy secret of the order. They risk their lives, faith and everything to confront the demonic nun in a battle between the living and the damned.
The makers have called the movie the “darkest chapter” in The Conjuring universe as it will take the viewers on a journey through the dark hallways of the abbey to confront the “malevolent force Valak in the form of a demonic nun”.
Watch the trailer here.
Released in 2016, Conjuring 2, which featured Nun Valak for the first time, had paranormal investigators and authors Ed and Lorraine Warren from the first film who travelled to Britain to assist a family, which was experiencing poltergeist activity at their house in 1977.
Directed by Corin Hardy, who made “The Hallow”, and produced by James Wan, and Peter Safran, The Nun will delve into the “shocking origin”, in their words, of Nun Valak. Peter Safran has produced all the films of the “The Conjuring” franchise. The Nun story is by James Wan and Gary Dauberman, while the screenplay is by Gary Dauberman.
The Nun casts Oscar nominated Demian Bichir as Father Burke and Taissa Farmiga as Sister Irene , and Jonas Bloquet (“Elle”) as local villager Frenchie. The cast also includes Charlotte Hope (TV’s “Game of Thrones”) as the abbey’s Sister Victoria, Ingrid Bisu (“Toni Erdmann”) as Sister Oana, and Bonnie Aarons as Nun Valak.
The Nun, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, has been rated R for the US audience for terror, violence, and disturbing/bloody images.