The Conjuring universe is getting another sequel to one of its standalone films, and they are bringing in an expert in the horror genre to pen the script.

According to Deadline, Akela Cooper, a TV veteran whose writing credits include The 100, American Horror Story, and Luke Cage, has been hired to pen the sequel to the 2018 horror hit.

Producer Peter Safran, who will return alongside James Wan to produce the sequel, teased something interesting in regards to a sequel.

“We have a really fun storyline for that teed up, so I think that’s the next one that will be written”

Released in 2018 to mixed reviews, The Nun made over $322 million at the global box office on just a $22 million budget, so it comes as no surprise that the studio is quick working on sequel. Up next for the Conjuring universe Annabelle Comes Home on June 28th. On top of that, we also have a third Conjuring film set for 2020 and yet another Conjuring 2 Spin-Off, The Crooked Man which currently doesn’t have a planned release.

Source: Deadline 

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