"We will vigorously defend it," a spokesperson from Warner Bros. tells TheWrap.
Instead, the studio has slotted an untitled New Line horror film for next October
New Line's demon doll starts faster than "The Conjuring" overseas and has topped $60 million globally
Horror tale takes Friday with $15.5 million, but David Fincher-Ben Affleck dark saga is on $36 million pace
David Fincher's thriller is being critically acclaimed, while most reviews suggest "The Conjuring" prequel is lame
"Our demon has three fingers. I have the photo," director John Leonetti tells TheWrap
Sales for the David Fincher-Ben Affleck thriller are comparable to those of "Gravity," Fandango reports
New Line's spinoff from "The Conjuring" is tracking strongly and sizzling on social media
Lionsgate is re-releasing the horror movie that put director James Wan on the map
The possessed human shaped piece of plastic made her first appearance in "The Conjuring"
Fox shifts action spy tale to Valentine's 2015 and sets "Poltergeist" for July next summer
New Line Cinema's upcoming horror film is a spin-off of "The Conjuring"
The actress posed with co-star Vin Diesel for a picture after wrapping production on the movie she called "the roughest shoot" in her career
Universal will roll out its latest "Fast" movie at the beginning of April 2015
Here's why 2014 is running nearly 11% behind last year -- and what to look for in the second half
Cannes 2014: Andy Goddard is directing an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel "The Blunderer"
"The Quiet Ones" is latest misfire, one year after the genre produced a string of No. 1 breakout hits
Siblings are doubling for their late brother in final scenes for the April 2015 release
Leaden sequel might offer one or two more laughs than its misbegotten predecessor, but it's still a lazy and slapdash horror spoof
An uneven metaphorical core and a decidedly incomplete mythology prevents "Oculus" from reflecting anything truly haunting
The charismatic actor is coming off a strong 2013 campaign in which he starred in two hit horror movies directed by James Wan
The comedy star's "About Last Night" sold 66% of its Fandango tickets via cell phone -- the highest percentage ever for a wide opening