The Conjuring Universe grows stronger and darker every year. Apart from the Conjuring movies, we have also been witness to the horrors of an evil doll in the Annabelle series. If all of that wasn’t scary enough, last year we met the very terrifying Valak in The Nun, a spin-off movie that is also likely to continue as a series. This year, James Wan is all set to unleash more horrors with yet another spin-off film titled The Curse of The Weeping Woman (also called The Curse of La Llorona). The film does not seem to have any connections to the other movies but is set in the same Universe.
The Curse of the Weeping Woman is based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona. The evil banshee-like character was once a pretty young woman named Maria who was married to a wealthy nobleman. She bore him two sons but her husband had no affection for her. Eventually, he began to court another woman and upon finding out about his infidelity, Maria drowned her two sons and killed herself. Legend goes that she was denied entry into the afterlife for her heinous act and only after finding the lost souls of her sons will she rest in peace. Maria has since been known as La Llorona (The Weeping Woman), found looking for her lost children and killing many others who cross her path.
The film by James Wan and Gary Dauberman is set in Los Angeles in the 1970s. Anna Tate-Garcia (Linda Cardellini) is a social worker and single mother of two young kids. While checking in on one of her cases where a woman (played by Patricia Velásquez) has lost her children, she finds signs of foul play. The mother warns Anna about The Weeping Woman, who soon begins to trouble the Garcia family. As the lives of her children are endangered by the evil spirit, Anna seeks the help of a priest (played by Raymond Cruz) to escape the tragic fate that lies in store for them.
The Curse of the Weeping Woman is all set to hit theatres in India on the 19th of April, 2019 alongside the worldwide release. The trailer promises lots of scares and if you have seen any of the movies in The Conjuring Universe, you know for a fact that you will be chilled to the bone. Stay tuned for more news and our review of the film and make sure to click the “Interested” button for any updates. You can also check out other horror movies releasing this year right here.