Atomic Monster Productions

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Atomic Monster Productions
TypeProduction company
IndustryMotion pictures
Founded2014; 8 years ago (2014)
FounderJames Wan
United States
Key people
  • James Wan
  • Michael Clear[1]
  • Judson Scott
  • Rob Hackett

Atomic Monster Productions is an American film and television production company, founded by James Wan.[2] The company is known for producing films in The Conjuring Universe, Lights Out, Mortal Kombat and Malignant.[3][4]


On October 21, 2014, James Wan launched Atomic Monster Productions, which oversees the development and production of budget films. The first films produced by the company include Annabelle, The Conjuring 2, Lights Out, Annabelle: Creation and The Nun.[2]

On August 12, 2016, Atomic Monster Productions reached a development deal with Chinese company Starlight Culture Entertainment Group to help finance Wan's films with budgets up to $100 million.[5]



Year Film Director Release date Budget Gross
2014 Annabelle John R. Leonetti October 3, 2014 $6.5 million $257.6 million
2016 The Conjuring 2 James Wan June 10, 2016 $40 million $321.8 million
Lights Out David F. Sandberg July 22, 2016 $4.9 million $148.9 million
2017 Annabelle: Creation August 11, 2017 $15 million $306.5 million
2018 The Nun Corin Hardy September 7, 2018 $22 million $365.6 million
2019 The Curse of La Llorona Michael Chaves April 19, 2019 $9 million $123.1 million
Annabelle Comes Home Gary Dauberman June 26, 2019 $27 million $231.3 million
2021 Mortal Kombat Simon McQuoid April 23, 2021 $55 million $83.6 million
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Michael Chaves June 4, 2021 $39 million $202 million
Malignant James Wan September 10, 2021 $40 million $34 million
There's Someone Inside Your House Patrick Brice October 6, 2021 N/A N/A

Upcoming films[edit]

Year Film Director Release date
2022 Salem's Lot[6] Gary Dauberman September 9, 2022[7]
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom James Wan December 16, 2022
M3GAN Gerard Johnstone N/A
2023 The Last Train to New York Timo Tjahjanto April 21, 2023

In development[edit]

Film Director
Arachnophobia N/A
The Boy Who Drew Monsters N/A
The Burden Nico van den Brink
The Crooked Man N/A
Frankenstein N/A
Hunting Season N/A
Knight Rider N/A
Lights Out 2 David F. Sandberg
Milk Santiago Menghini
My Wife and I Bought a Ranch... N/A
Night Swim Bryce McGuire
The Nun 2 N/A
Smart House Alexandre Aja
Sweet Tooth Nico van den Brink
Thread Jeremy Slater
The Tommyknockers N/A
The Troop E. L. Katz
Untitled horror film Bishal Dutta
Van Helsing Julius Avery

Television series[edit]

TV series[edit]

Year Series Creator(s)
2016–21 MacGyver Peter M. Lenkov
2019 Swamp Thing Gary Dauberman
Mark Verheiden
2021 Aquaman: King of Atlantis Victor Courtright
Marly Halpern-Graser
I Know What You Did Last Summer Sara Goodman
2022 Archive 81 Rebecca Sonnenshine

Upcoming TV series[edit]

Year Series Creator(s)
2022 Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles Doug Langdale
Candie Langdale[8]

In development[edit]

Series Creator(s)
Dylan Dog N/A
Gideon Falls N/A
The Magic Order Lindsey Beer
Night Vision N/A
Nocterra Roberto Patino
Simultaneous Eric Heisserer
Colby Day


  1. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (17 June 2015). "James Wan Hires Michael Clear To Run Atomic Monster Label". Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "James Wan Returns for 'The Conjuring 2,' Launches Atomic Monster! - Bloody Disgusting!". 21 October 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  3. ^ Doupé, Tyler (22 March 2016). "Annabelle 2 Locks Down Spring 2017 Release Date - Wicked Horror". Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  4. ^ Squires, John (October 9, 2017). "Linda Cardellini Will Star in New Line's James Wan-Produced 'The Children'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "James Wan's Atomic Monster Inks Deal With China's Starlight Firm (Exclusive)". Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (August 27, 2021). "Stephen King Adaptation 'Salem's Lot' Finds Its Lead in Lewis Pullman (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 27, 2021. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  7. ^ Squires, John (September 10, 2021). "New Take on Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot' Set to Bite into Theaters Next Halloween Season!". BloodyDisgusting. Retrieved September 10, 2021.
  8. ^ "Comic legend Stan Sakai and 'Usagi Yojimbo' embark on a new adventure with Netflix in an all-new animated kids series 'Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles'". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved July 15, 2020.