Tuesday, October 3, 2023

‘The Nun 2’ beat ‘The Vigilante 3’ and topped the box office in its first week in the US

‘The Nun 2’ was released on Friday, September 8 in the United States as one of the most anticipated horror and suspense films this year due to the success of the first story of ‘The Nun’ in 2018. This is how the feature film , which starring Taissa Farmiga as Sister Irene, topped the box office in North American theaters on its opening weekend.

According to information from Variety, ‘The Nun 2’ or ‘The Nun II’, earned $32.6 million in its first days in 3,728 theaters in North America, displacing ‘The Justicier 3’ from the first place, with Denzel Washington, which earned $12.1 million in its second weekend, taking a total of $61.9 million in that country.

In that sense, the American weekly determined that, despite the said figure obtained at the box office, ‘The Nun 2‘, which is the ninth film of Warner Bros During the year, it failed to match the record set by ‘The Nun’, which earned $53.8 million in its 2018 premiere.

It should be noted that ‘The Nun 2‘ is a sequel to ‘The Nun’ with the main protagonists: Taissa Farmiga y Bonnie Aarons (says the demon nun Valak). In addition, the film is a new edition of the films ‘Warren File’ by Michael Chaves, commissioned to direct ‘The Curse of La Llorona‘ y ‘The spell: the devil made me do it‘.

‘The Nun 2’ tells the story of Sister Irene four years later

The original film of ‘The nun tells the journey of Sister Irene with Father Burke (Damian Bichir) in his fight against the demonic nun called Valak, in Romania, in 1952. Four years later, in France, a priest killed, causing evil to spread. said Valak, the same demon from the first chapter.

“1956. France. A priest was killed. An evil is spreading. The sequel to the great worldwide success follows Sister Irene as she once again confronts Valak, the demonic nun,” reads the synopsis released by the production company New Line Cinema.

The script for ‘The Nun 2′ was written by Akela Cooper with the advice and collaboration of Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing. The plot follows the same path as Warner Bros’ ‘The Conjuring Unverse’ produced by James Wan and Peter Safran.

Precisely, James Wan responded in 2017 about the possibility of making a second sequel to ‘The Nun’, which was finally released. “If ‘The Nun’ is solved, ‘The Nun 2‘ could lead and how that ties into Lorraine’s story that we’ve established in the first two feature films of The Study and let everything be filled,” he said.

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