Exorcist Sequel in Development With Blumhouse, Halloween Director

Exorcist Sequel in Development With Blumhouse, Halloween Director

December 22, 2020 Off By tracy
Blumhouse Productions and Morgan Creek Entertainment are said to be developing a sequel to the 1973 horror classic The Exorcist.As reported by Observer, David Gordon Green is in talks to direct the sequel. Green directed 2018’s Halloween and will be helming 2021’s Halloween Kills and 2022’s Halloween Ends.In August 2020, it was reported that The Exorcist would be getting a reboot in 2021 by Morgan Creek Entertainment, yet it is unclear if this is the same project and it shifted focus, or if that was something different altogether.

The Exorcist was directed by William Friedkin and was based on the novel by William Peter Blatty. It starred Linda Blair as Regan MacNeil, a young girl who was possessed by the demon Pazuzu.

We recently ranked The Exorcist as #2 in our Top 25 Horror Movies of All Time list, saying “bottom line: It is the best horror movie about the consequences of belief ever made.”

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In 2016, The Exorcist was made into a television show for Fox, but it was cancelled after just two seasons. It’s average of 1.32 million viewers made it Fox’s lowest-rated show of the year.

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