So, while Luc Besson can’t wrack his brain to find one good idea for a “Lucy” sequel, the folks behind “The Conjuring” have their franchise gears firmly moving forward. A sequel is coming next year, but a prequel titled “Annabelle” will drop first, providing you with the crucial backstory you will need for all the jump scares.
Starring Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard and some other people, the movie tracks the spooky origins of that creepy doll from “The Conjuring.” The plot synopsis is pretty ridiculous, but just read it for yourself:
John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia—a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia’s delight with Annabelle doesn’t last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now…Annabelle.
The lesson here? Antiques are to be avoided because weirdos will make them haunted or something. Find out October 3rd — watch below.