Production is now officially underway on the horror sequel The Conjuring 2. Warner Bros. put the follow-up into development shortly after the smashing box office success of director James Wan’s original, which executed every horror trick in the book with pitch perfect precision. There was some question over whether Wan would return to direct the sequel given that he had graduated to blockbuster filmmaking with Furious 7, but he ultimately opted to come back and steer this second entry in what could very well be a horror franchise—at least until he turns his attention to Aquaman, which is already slated as his next film after Conjuring 2.
The follow-up, titled The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist, sees Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson reprising their roles as real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. While specific plot details are unknown, the subtitle suggests the picture will be at least partially based on poltergeist activity reported at a council house in England between 1977 and 1979 involving two young sisters.
To mark the start of filming, Wan shared photos from the set on social media with one confirming that they actually had the production blessed by a priest. Check out the photos below. The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist opens in theaters on June 10, 2016.