The maker’s think you won’t be able to look away from James Wan‘s Malignant! This director has a few blockbuster films under his belt but he has a history of being clever with horror! You might know of the success he had with Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring?

We have the trailer and lowdown for you to sample. This might answer the question if you would be able t look away once the film has started!

The Conjuring 2 - Director James Wan
Director James Wan, who may have composed this shot! ©2015 Warner Bros

The movie will be in theaters and on HBO Max to steam from September 10, 2021.

Malignant Trailer

Malignant Lowdown

This horror film is the latest creation from Conjuring universe architect James Wan (Aquaman, Furious 7). This marks James’s return to his roots with this new original horror thriller.

The story has Madison paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders. However her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities!

Malignant - Annabelle Wallis
Malignant – Annabelle Wallis as Madison ©2021 New Line Cinema

Malignant stars:-

  • Annabelle Wallis (Annabelle, The Mummy)
  • Maddie Hasson (YouTube’s Impulse, TV’s Mr Mercedes)
  • George Young (TV’s “Containment”)
  • Michole Briana White (TV’s Black Mafia Family, Dead to Me)
  • Jacqueline McKenzie (Palm Beach, TV’s Reckoning)
  • Jake Abel (TV’s Supernatural, the Percy Jackson films)
  • and Ingrid Bisu (The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, The Nun)

Malignant crew

James (Aquaman, Furious 7) directed from a screenplay by Akela Cooper (M3GAN, upcoming The Nun 2). The story is created to James & Ingrid Bisu and Cooper.

The film was produced by James and Michael Clear.

We also have Eric McLeod, Judson Scott, Bisu, Peter Luo, Cheng Yang, Mandy Yu and Lei Han serving as executive producers.

Behind the scenes, James was joined by his frequent collaborators:-

  • Director of photography Don Burgess
  • Editor Kirk Morri (Aquaman, The Conjuring 2)
  • Production designer Desma Murphy (art director, Aquaman, Furious 7)
  • As well as costume designer Lisa Norcia (Insidious: The Last Key)

The music is by Joseph Bishara. He has composed the score for all seven films in The Conjuring Universe, among many others.

Malignant Poster
Malignant Poster ©2021 New Line Cinema

Release Details

It’s a New Line Cinema Presentation in association with Starlight Media Inc. and My Entertainment Inc., an Atomic Monster Production and a James Wan Film.

Malignant, will be released by Warner Bros Pictures on September 10, 2021. It will be in theaters nationwide and on HBO Max via their Ad-Free plan in 4K UHD, HDR10, and Dolby Vision on supported devices. It will be available on HBO Max for 31 days from the theatrical release.

Unsurprisingly it has has been rated R. This is because of strong horror violence, gruesome images, and some ‘language’.