Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) “Lights Out” director David Sandberg has been roped in to helm the upcoming sequel to 2014 American supernatural horror film “Annabelle”.
The film is slated to release on May 19, 2017, reports variety.com.
“Annabelle”, directed by John R. Leonetti, minted over $250 million in worldwide grosses on a $6.5 million budget as a spinoff from James Wan’s 2013 hit “The Conjuring”.
The film’s storyline centered on a possessed doll named Annabelle, as described by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, and set in California in 1969.
“Annabelle” starred Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton and Alfre Woodard. The cast has not been set for “Annabelle 2”.