Ángel Gómez Attached to ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Movie — Film News in Brief
26 Father Amorth Exorcism Movie Moving AheadSpanish director Ángel Gómez (“Voices”) has been attached to Screen Gems’ project “The Pope’s Exorcist,” based on Father Gabriele Amorth, the lItalian priest who performed over 100,000 exorcisms for the Vatican.Chester Hastings and R.
Dean McCreary wrote the screenplay.
Michael Patrick Kaczmarek, Jeff Katz of Worldwide Katz and Loyola Productions President Eddie Siebert, S.J.
are producing.Screen Gems had previously acquired the life rights to Amorth from Kaczmarek and Loyola, including the rights to his memoirs “An Exorcist Tells His Story” and “An Exorcist: More Stories.” Amorth, who died in 2016, was the subject of William Friedkin’s documentary “The Devil and Father Amorth.” The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.Sound Credit Initiative AdvancingThe Cinema Audio Society, the Motion Picture Sound Editors and Association of Motion Picture Sound are launching an online petition as the next step in their Sound Credit Initiative campaign.
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