Gary Dauberman, who penned the two “Annabelle” films along with “IT,” will make his directorial debut on the next film in the series about the killer doll from “The Conjuring” cinematic universe at New Line.
Details are being kept secret but the story will once again focus on the porcelain doll that is possessed by a demonic force. Dauberman is also writing the film which will be produced by James Wan.
John R. Leonetti directed the first movie, David F. Sandberg helmed the second which was a prequel. It’s unclear where in the timeline this new film will be set, but the film has already locked in a July 3rd 2019 release.