Annabelle 2 is an upcoming 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg, and written by Gary Dauberman. It is the sequel to the 2014 film Annabelle, the second entry in the Annabelle film series and the fourth installment overall in The Conjuring film series. The film stars Talitha Bateman, Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, and Anthony LaPaglia. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 19, 2017. The official trailer of the film was released on September 15 , 2016.