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The Exorcist reboot trilogy from Blumhouse producer Jason Blum and Halloween Kills director David Gordon Inexperienced has acquired an thrilling replace.
Chatting with Selection on the Halloween Ends premiere, the director mentioned the group are about to start filming on the brand new franchise now that the Halloween reboot trilogy is wrapped up.
“We begin in a few weeks, and we’re able to roll up our sleeves and dive into the subsequent nice franchise,” mentioned Inexperienced of the thrilling information. “We have a tremendous solid coming collectively and scripts we’re all enthusiastic about.”
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The reboot of William Friedkin’s 1973 film primarily based on the novel by Peter Blatty will star Hamilton‘s Leslie Odom Jr and The Handmaid’s Story actress Ann Dowd.
The brand new trilogy will see unique solid member Ellen Burstyn reprise her function as Chris MacNeil, having beforehand starred as mom to her possessed 12-year-old daughter Regan (Linda Blair) within the unique 1973 outing.
Jason Blum beforehand opened up in regards to the reboot, promising style followers a nice shock.
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“[It’s] going to be like David [Gordon Green]’s Halloween sequel,” Blum mentioned. “I feel it’ll pleasantly shock all of the skeptics on the market. We had loads of skeptics about Halloween and David turned them round, and I feel he’ll flip it round with The Exorcist.”
“I wish to make a film for those who know and love the primary Exorcist and are livid that we’re doing this, however someway drag themselves to the theatre. I need them to come back out glad. And I wish to make a film that individuals who’ve by no means heard of The Exorcist actually take pleasure in. I feel David did that with Halloween. I feel he’ll try this with The Exorcist additionally.”
Halloween Ends is out now in cinemas, and can be out there to observe on Peacock within the US.