Even with such a proof, issues are nonetheless very imprecise, as a result of if they’re linked, they’re technically nonetheless a part of the identical universe. The distinction right here appears to be that La Llorona was not developed by the identical group as the opposite spin-offs. While Warner Bros could not assist however add a number of “Easter Eggs” to the movie, it is true that the 2019 movie has the least connection to the franchise.
While Michael Chaves has shared that the main points of ‘The Nun’ and ‘Annabelle’ present solely a slight “fun” connection to the principle franchise, and that ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ is made as a standalone movie, however including the identify of James Wan within the manufacturing group additional strengthens the viewers’s conjecture. Not solely that, Chaves additionally shared:
“When we premiered it in Austin, it was mistakenly announced as ‘The Next Chapter in The Conjuring universe’, sending panic throughout the New Line. We don’t want anyone to be offended. It was supposed to be just a little related detail, and we weren’t trying to steal the brand.”