Just in time for Halloween, E! True Hollywood Story takes a special look at the cult spook-fest, The Conjuring, starring Vera Farmiga and Shanley Caswell. Find out if the making of the horror blockbuster hit caused The Conjuring stars and others to be haunted In real life?
The Conjuring follows paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Farmiga) as they try to save the Perron family from a haunting in their home. In the home of Carolyn (Lili Taylor) and Roger (Ron Livingston) Perron, a supernatural presence has made itself known. Though the manifestations are relatively benign at first, events soon escalate in horrifying fashion, especially after the Warrens discover the house’s macabre history.
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5) The Behind-The-Scenes Trivia!
Known for her roles in Bates Motel and The Departed, Farmiga reveals to journalist Steve Barton about the spooky happenings that took place behind-the-scenes. There were actual claw marks on her laptop. You could say the crew were playing pranks on the actress. But was there something else going on as well?
4) The Claw Marks!
The 46-year-old actress reveals to E!, “When I opened my computer…and there were these claw marks across. After we got back from North Carolina, where we filmed, the same claw marks appeared on my thigh.”
3) Shanley Caswell!
Caswell appeared in the James Wan film in the supporting role of Andrea Perron. The Detention actress also participates in the all-new episode and dishes on the supernatural occurrence that plagued the set.
2) 3 A.M. Is The Time To PAR-TAY!
The cast would wake up between 3 and 4 a.m. every morning during the making of the movie. The real-life Warrens believed this was a supernatural warning and the first step of possession.
1) The Creepiness!
Caswell states, ”Every time I woke up, I just felt like I was being watched. It was creepy enough that Hayley McFarland, who played the part of Nancy Perron, and I ended up sleeping in the same room the last couple nights of filming ‘cause we couldn’t sleep.”