After the huge success of James Wan’s superhero adventure Aquaman, the Conjuring creator is returning to his horror roots with the giallo film Malignant. The film is scheduled for an August 2020 release and Wan has shared a new behind-the-scenes photo through his Instagram revealing the film is nearly done filming.
For anyone who may be unaware, Giallo films are Italian thriller-horror movies that centre around a murder mystery containing elements of slasher, crime fiction, psychological horror, and supernatural horror.
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No plot details for Malignant are known at this point, but the film’s cast includes Maddie Hasson, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Abel, George Young, Michole Briana White and Jacqueline McKenzie. The film is being directed and co-produced by James Wan from a script by Wan and Ingrid Bisu.
Malignant will be released on August 14th, 2020.