'The Nun 2' is an upcoming American supernatural horror film written by Akela Cooper and directed by Michael Chaves who also previously helmed the 2021 horror movie 'Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It'. The film will serves as the sequel to the 2018 film 'The Nun' and is the part of the ninth installment in The Conjuring Universe, as well as the fourth film in terms of chronology. It is produced by James Wan and Peter Safran through their banners, Atomic Monster and The Safran Company, respectively. The duo have produced all eight of the Conjuring Universe movies.
The most latest update on the film reports that Taissa Farmiga is set to reprise her role of Sister Irene in this upcoming sequel of the gothic supernatural horror film. The Nun was a prequel spin-off to 2016's 'The Conjuring 2' and featured Bonnie Aarons as the titular demonic nun who will also be making an appearing in this film as well. Set in a monastery in 1952, the story saw a priest and a young nun attempting to fight off the nun's evil possessions.
Bonnie Aarons and Taissa Farmiga were confirmed to reprise their roles as Valak with Storm Reid cast as the new lead. The sequel is also said to be set in the 1950s and will follow the mysteries of how the nun still lurks around the place contrary to some people's belief. The film is set for a worldwide theatrical release by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema on 8 September 2023.