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As if The Conjuring wasn’t frightening enough on its own, the surprise-hit horror movie has spawned a spinoff focusing on the creepy doll that probably gave you nightmares.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, New Line has now officially titled and dated Annabelle, due in theaters on Oct. 3. It’s named after, and focuse,d on the demonic doll glimpsed in 2013’s The Conjuring, one of the possessed items held for safe keeping by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.
Annabelle stars a cast including Ward Horton, Eric Ladin, Alfre Woodard and Brian Howe. It also stars an actress named Annabelle Wallis, who coincidentally shares her name with the movie’s title; a terrifying coincidence, but a coincidence all the same. The Conjuring cinematographer John Leonetti is directing.