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The Exorcist returning with new horror trilogy starring Ellen Burstyn

The Exorcist returning with new horror trilogy starring Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn saw some disagreeable matters in 1973 horror film The Exorcist. 


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Common Photographs and NBCUniversal have closed a megadeal to buy a new trilogy of Exorcist films for extra than $400 million, in accordance to The New York Moments. The offer is envisioned to formally be declared afterwards this 7 days, the publication experiences. 

The new films, according to the Instances, will be directed by David Gordon Environmentally friendly, who’s also the director of the three new Common installments of the Halloween horror franchise, the 1st of which premiered in 2018. Blumhouse Productions CEO Jason Blum and David Robinson are between the producers, and Blumhouse movie govt Couper Samuelson is amongst the executive producers, according to the report. Robinson’s enterprise, Morgan Creek Amusement, has held the legal rights to the Exorcist movies.

The Exorcist, produced in 1973, facilities all-around a 12-12 months-outdated lady named Regan (Linda Blair) possessed by a mysterious entity that results in her to contort her body and discuss in a creepy demonic voice. Her mother (Ellen Burstyn) enlists the assistance of clergymen to save her. The new trilogy’s initial film is expected to land in theaters in late 2023, and the 2nd and 3rd films could initial seem on the Peacock streaming assistance owned by NBCUniversal, the Periods stories. 

Burstyn, who did not surface in possibly of the two sequels or the prequel to the original Exorcist, will show up in the new get on the franchise, the Moments states. She’ll be accompanied by Leslie Odom Jr., regarded for his position in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. Odom plays the father of a possessed baby who tracks Burstyn’s character down for help. The new films will not likely be remakes. 

NBCUniversal did not instantly react to a ask for for remark.