Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed the first trailer for its upcoming horror movie, “Malignant,” from Conjuring 2 director James Wan. The film will be released on September 10, 2021, in theaters and on HBO Max. It will be available to view on HBO Max for 31 days from the theatrical release.
“Malignant” is the creation of “Conjuring” universe creator James Wan (“Aquaman,” “Furious 7”). With this new original horror movie, Wan returns to his roots. The film follows Madison, who is paralyzed by shocking visions of brutal murders, and her agony deepens when she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact horrifying realities.
In the trailer, Madison says, "- I'm having visions." The trailer proceeds further, "The body of Dr. Florence Weaver was found brutally murdered in her home this morning. - Did you know her? - No, but I saw her die. I'm seeing things. I'm seeing murders... as they're happening."
The film stars Annabelle Wallis (“Annabelle,” “The Mummy”), Michole Briana White (TV’s “Black Mafia Family,” “Dead to Me”), Jacqueline McKenzie (“Palm Beach,” TV’s “Reckoning”), Maddie Hasson, George Young (TV’s “Containment”) Jake Abel (“Percy Jackson” films) and Ingrid Bisu (“The Nun”).
James Wan has directed from a screenplay by Akela Cooper (upcoming “The Nun 2”), the story is written by Wan & Ingrid Bisu and Cooper. Producers are James Wan and Michael Clear, with Eric McLeod, Judson Scott, Bisu, Peter Luo, Cheng Yang, Mandy Yu, and Lei Han serving as executive producers.
Director of photography Don Burgess and editor Kirk Morri (“Aquaman,” “The Conjuring 2”), production designer Desma Murphy (art director, “Aquaman,”), and costume designer Lisa Norcia (“Insidious: The Last Key”) who were among Wan's frequent collaborators joined him on this film. Joseph Bishara composed the score of this film and his credits include all seven films in the “The Conjuring” Universe, as well as many more.
“Malignant,” a James Wan film presented by New Line Cinema in association with Starlight Media Inc. and My Entertainment Inc., will be released by Warner Bros. on Sept. 10, 2021, in theatres worldwide and on HBO Max via their Ad-Free plan in 4K UHD, HDR10, and Dolby Vision on supported devices.
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