Child star Grace will play Judy, the Warrens’ young daughter who becomes a target of the demonic doll, Annabelle. I understand the movie will also turn on the experiences of Judy’s two teenage babysitters.
The third installment in the lucrative New Line horror franchise is gearing up to shoot next month with additional casting coming together now. The project remains untitled.
Gary Dauberman, known for his scripts for the It franchise and The Nun, wrote the screenplay and will make his directorial debut. Horror supremos James Wan (for Atomic Monster) and Peter Safran (for The Safran Company) are producing. Michael Clear is executive producer. Dauberman, Wan, Safran and Clear all worked together on The Nun, which has crossed $300M global so far.
During Comic-Con’s ScareDiego event, Dauberman said of the latest Annabelle installment,