Benjamin Wallfisch has been tapped to score the upcoming New Line Cinema/Warner Bros movie ANNABELLE 2. Following the huge success of box office breakout hit LIGHTS OUT, Benjamin is teaming up again with director David F. Sandberg. The new film is being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on THE CONJURING movies and ANNABELLE.
In ANNABELLE 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker´s possessed creation, Annabelle.
Sandberg directs from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman, who also wrote ANNABELLE. The film stars Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre”), Talitha Bateman (“The 5th Wave”), Lulu Wilson (upcoming “Ouija 2,” “Deliver Us from Evil”), Philippa Anne Coulthard (“After the Dark”), Grace Fulton (“Badland”), Lou Lou Safran (“The Choice”), Samara Lee (“Foxcatcher,” “The Last Witch Hunter”), Tayler Buck in her feature film debut, with Anthony LaPaglia (TV´s “Without a Trace”) and Miranda Otto (Showtime´s “Homeland,” “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy).
Collaborating with Sandberg behind-the-scenes from his “Lights Out” team are production designer Jennifer Spence and editor Michel Aller, joined by director of photography Maxime Alexandre (“The Other Side of the Door”) and costume designer Leah Butler (“Paranormal Activity 3 & 4”).
Currently scheduled for release on August 11, 2017, ANNABELLE 2, is a New Line Cinema presentation, an Atomic Monster/Safran Company production. The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.