James Wan's 'Demonic' Gets Release Date

Based on an original idea of Wan's, the supernatural thriller is directed by Will Canon.
Nathan Stoan
James Wan

Demonic, a supernatural thriller based on James Wan's idea, will hit theaters on Dec. 12.

Will Canon is directing Demonic, which stars Maria Bello and Frank Grillo.

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The film centers on the aftermath of a horrific massacre where five college students were brutally murdered inside an abandoned home. Detective Mark Lewis (Grillo) and psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Klein (Bello) question one of the few survivors, who explains they were amateur ghost hunters seeking out paranormal phenomenon at the abandoned house, which was believed to be haunted.

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Wan, who co-created the Saw and Insidious horror franchises, and Lee Clay produced the Dimension Films project.

Demonic will open against Fox's Exodus: Gods and Kings and Warner Bros.' Inherent Vice that weekend.