Demian Bichir is the first actor to be cast in The Nun, the latest spin-off from James Wan’s The Conjuring franchise.

According to Hollywood Reporter, the Mexican star will play play a priest named Father Burke who is dispatched by Rome to investigate the mysterious death of a nun.

The Nun is the second title to spin off from the Conjuring universe: the first, Annabelle, was released in 2014 and a sequel, Annabelle: Creation, is due to open in August.

The new film will be directed by Corin Hardy and in inspired by the demonic nun introduced in The Conjuring 2.