The Conjuring universe is expanding to the world of TV as a series is in development and the newly announced Max streaming service.
The details include that Max is currently developing a drama series based on the films in New Line Cinema’s The Conjuring Universe, which was announced today exclusively during Warner Bros. Discovery’s unveiling of the Max streaming service on the Warner Bros. lot in Los Angeles
The Conjuring producer Peter Safran, who is also the co-head of the DCU, will serve as an executive producer on the project, which is in development at Warner Bros. Television with filmmaker James Wan in talks to executive produce.
Based on the films produced by New Line Cinema and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, The Conjuring television series will continue the story established in the feature films. Wan’s Atomic Monster Productions and Safran’s The Safran Company will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television, where The Safran Company is under an overall deal.
The films in “The Conjuring” Universe — “The Conjuring,” “Annabelle,” “The Conjuring 2,” “Annabelle: Creation,” “The Nun,” “Annabelle Comes Home,” and “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” — have collectively grossed more than $2 billion at the worldwide box office. The next installment, “The Nun 2,” will be released September 8, 2023.
What is the Max streaming service?
Warner Bros. Discovery today introduced Max, its enhanced streaming service, which will launch in the U.S. on May 23.
Max is the destination for HBO Originals, Warner Bros. films, Max Originals, the DC universe, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, an expansive offering of kids content, and best-in-class programming across food, home, reality, lifestyle and documentaries from leading brands like HGTV, Food Network, Discovery Channel, TLC, ID and more.
Max will stand out amongst streamers by uniquely combining unrivaled breadth and superior quality with iconic franchises and strong product experience, all for great value.
Max will bring HBO Max’s can’t-miss programming and Discovery+’s engaging real life entertainment content together to create a complete viewing experience for all ages.
The service will feature a regular freshness of content with an average of more than 40 new titles and seasons every month. With a library of iconic favorites, Max will offer a world-class collection of globally recognized brands, franchises, series, and characters, making it a truly unprecedented offering.
Audiences will be able to explore the iconic worlds of HBO, the DC Universe, and Harry Potter, plus hit movies, original series, and fan-favorite genres like true crime, reality, food, and comedy, all in one place (full announcement here).