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‘The Conjuring’ Spinoff ‘Annabelle’ Set for Oct. 3 Release

New Line is going with “Annabelle” as the title for its spinoff of “The Conjuring” with a  Oct. 3 release date in the U.S.

Peter Safran and “The Conjuring” director James Wan are producing “Annabelle.” “The Conjuring” included a haunted doll named Annabelle as part of a collection of demonic objects assembled by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who were portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga.

Annabelle Wallis (“Peaky Blinders”), Ward Horton and Alfre Woodard are starring in “Annabelle” with John Leonetti, the cinematographer on “The Conjuring,” directing from a script by Gary Dauberman.

“Annabelle” will open against Fox’s Ben Affleck mystery “Gone Girl” and Warner’s refugee drama “The Good Lie.”

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