'Conjuring' spin-off 'Annabelle' gets October release date

By Chelsea Lewis ,

The Conjuring spin-off film has received a release date and will be arriving in theaters in Oct. 3. The spin-off which has been titled Annabelle, after the doll which was featured in the first film.

Annabelle will be a spin-off film, the original The Conjuring will be receiving a separate sequel. The Conjuring 2 will be released on Oct. 23, 2015.

Deadline reported that New Line Horror will be behind the project and it will feature Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton and Alfre Woodard in the main roles. Gary Dauberman has written the project and John R Leonetti will be directing. James Wan, who directed the first film, will be a producer on Annabelle.

Annabelle will be released against David Fincher's upcoming dramatic film, Gone Girl which stars Ben Affleck.

MSN added that the original The Conjuring, which starred Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, was released back in 2013 and became one of the highest grossing horror films of all time.

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