Michael Chaves Confirmed as Director for Final Conjuring Movie

New Line’s ace horror franchise, The Conjuring, is gearing up for its last act with its fourth movie installment. The series has thrilled audiences globally since its inception in 2013 and is set to conclude with The Conjuring 4. The team has tapped Michael Chaves, the director of the previous chapter, to helm the final lap and bring this spine-tingling universe to an elegant close. As the curtains draw to a close, we can’t help but anticipate what the last entry holds in store for horror enthusiasts.

Michael Chaves to Helm The Conjuring 4

Negotiations are underway to secure Michael Chaves as the director for what is being called the fourth and final installment of the series. Chaves, who directed the 2021 sequel The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It and the popular spinoff The Nun II, is a familiar sight in the Conjuring universe. His return signals New Line’s faith in his ability to navigate this expansive, eerie world.

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The Creative Team

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, who collaborated with franchise creator James Wan to give life to the third film’s script, is the pen behind the screenplay of this conclusive chapter. Wan, along with Peter Safran, will be in charge of producing the sequel.

Expectations from the Plot

The story specifics for The Conjuring 4 are being closely guarded. However, fans can expect haunting elements like supernatural investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, creaky doors, shadows in the windows, inverted crosses and of course, demonic possessions. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga are anticipated to star in the upcoming movie, the shooting for which is planned for this summer in Atlanta.

The Box-Office Journey

The Conjuring, originally made on a meager budget of $20 million, was a resounding success upon its release in 2013, raking in almost $320 million worldwide. The Conjuring universe, with its sequels, prequels, and spinoffs, has altogether amassed over $2.1 billion at the box office, creating a solid benchmark for the horror movie industry.

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Wrapping Up

As the final installment of The Conjuring series looms on the horizon, fans are eagerly awaiting one last spine-tingling trip into the haunted world that New Line has so meticulously crafted. The return of Chaves as director sets high expectations for what’s to come. Are you ready to face the fright one last time? For more stories and updates on your favorite movies, head over to HitPlay.

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