Warner Bros. Pictures released a new featurette of the eighth film in the Conjuring Universe and it explores the true story that inspired the film.
‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ is the newest film in The Conjuring Universe and was inspired by a true story of a real-life murder case.
In the early 1980s, Arne Cheyenne Johnson stabbed his landlord to death and blamed it on the Devil. He claimed that a demon possessed him at the time of the murder.
A new featurette of the upcoming film delves deeper into the true story that inspired the murder, including an interview with Arne's wife Debbie, who witnessed the murder. You can check it out below.
The upcoming film is all set for a June 4th release in theaters and on HBO Max. We will see paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they tackle one of the most sensational and creepiest cases of their time.
The film will in no doubt exaggerate a lot of the events, but it's important that you understand some of the things that "actually" happened. In real life, Ed and Lorraine Warren were involved in the exorcism of a boy named David Glatzel. Arne, at the time, was dating the boy's sister and was among the people present at the exorcism. He was said to have demanded the demon to spare young David and to enter him instead. The demon allegedly complied with Arne's request and entered his body. Weeks after, Arne stabbed his landlord to death. Arne and his lawyer then proceeded to use demonic possession as a defense during the trial. This was the first time in US history that demonic possession was used as a defense in a court of law.
The movie will follow the events of the true story, adding a few fictional elements to spice up the already harrowing story.
Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga will be reprising their roles as paranormal investigators and authors Ed and Lorraine Warren. They will be joined by the talents of Ruairi O'Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, and Julian Hilliard.
Are you excited about the eighth installment in The Conjuring Universe?