Within two weeks of its release, New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “The Nun” has amassed $200 million at the global box office today. With the help of “The Nun”, the studio’s “Conjuring” universe has become the highest-grossing horror franchise making more than $1.4 billion.
According to Tom Molter, Head of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures, the film has been particularly popular in Latin America and Mexico because of Demian Bichir. Demian Bichir is an Mexican actor who plays “The Father” in “The Nun”, he has also appeared in Weeds (2008), and the Hateful Eight (2015).
“This is another great milestone for New Line Cinema’s horror-verse, which continues to set new standards for the genre.” said Jeff Goldstein, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
“The Nun” stars Oscar nominee Demian Bichir (“A Better Life”) as Father Burke, Taissa Farmiga (TV’s “American Horror Story”) as Sister Irene, and Jonas Bloquet (“Elle”) as local villager Frenchie. The cast also includes Charlotte Hope (TV’s “Game of Thrones”) as the abbey’s Sister Victoria, Ingrid Bisu (“Toni Erdmann”) as Sister Oana, and Bonnie Aarons, reprising her role from “The Conjuring 2” as the title character.
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