A Priest Blessed The Set on The First Day of Shooting For THE CONJURING 2

Director James Wan has started production on The Conjuring 2, and he's released a series of new photos from the set. One of them features a priest blessing the set of the film on the first day of shooting. I guess they don't want evil spirits latching onto the set of a movie that deals with the horrors of the supernatural realm.  

Yes, we actually had a priest to bless our set on the first day of shooting Conjuring 2!!

Posted by James Wan on Monday, September 21, 2015

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprise their roles as real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. The movie also stars Frances O’Connor as a mother who turns to the Warrens in desperation after her daughter experiences a haunting.

The sequel will be based on The Enfield Poltergeist and I found a detailed account of what this story entailed on a website called The Committee of Skeptical Inquiry

"In August 1977, a series of disturbances that were soon characterized as a case of poltergeist phenomena or even demonic possession began in Enfield, a northern suburb of London. The subject of a forthcoming movie, the occurrences, including the actions of an eleven-year-old girl who repeatedly 'levitated' above her bed, “held the nation spellbound” for over a year, according to Britain’s Daily Mail; 'no explanation other than the paranormal has ever been convincingly put forward'"

For more details on the story, click here. The movie is set to be released on June 10th, 2016. Here are the additional photos that Wan posted:

First day of principal photography. Fogbound backyard inside soundstage. #Conjuring2

A photo posted by James Wan (@creepypuppet) on

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