Director Gary Dauberman Shares Details on 2019’s ANNABELLE 3

The Nun just arrived in US theaters nationwide on Friday, and the demon Valak is currently the reigning queen of The Conjuring franchise—but don’t expect Annabelle to take the challenge sitting down! The diminutive devil-doll has served as an anchor for The Conjuring, a plot motivator for the first film and the star of 2 spinoffs. Not content to rest on her laurels, Annabelle will be back in 2019 for a brand-new feature film.

Gary Dauberman penned the screenplays for both Annabelle and Annabelle: Creation (not to mention The Nun and 2017’s IT), but he’ll be holding dual duties for the first time as writer and director of Annabelle 3; in fact, it will be his directorial debut. Dauberman dished on what fans can expect during a recent interview with /Films:

“[Annabelle 3 is] going to go before cameras mid-October so I’m deep in prep on that now. We’re bringing the franchise back home after being so far away in Romania. It’s set in the Warrens’ house. It’s what happens when Annabelle comes into the artifact room. Much like Swamp Thing, what happens when Annabelle comes into the artifact room and how she affects her environment.”

As for whether or not Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga will be reprising their roles as demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren:

“That is a great question and we’ll have to wait and see.”

We’ll keep you apprised of all Annabelle-related news as details emerge. Stay tuned! In the meantime, you can check out the synopsis and trailer for The Nun below.

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

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