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The Next Step in the ‘Halloween’ Franchise Should Be a TV Series

The past several decades have been ruled by a few franchises in the horror genre. There have been countless films with increasingly silly and convoluted sequels about film character legends such as Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Norman Bates, and Chucky. Even Evil Dead and The Exorcist are coming back to cinemas soon. Myers […]

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William Friedkin’s Biggest Influenced On The Exorcist Was An Obscure ’50s Danish Drama Film

Few movies have the diabolical aura of “The Exorcist,” and much of its reputation comes from its sensational and controversial release almost 50 years ago. William Friedkin’s film had people queuing in the streets to see what all the fuss was about, as tales of moviegoers vomiting or passing out in theaters only served to […]

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Was The Omen Really a Cursed Production?

Pop quiz – what do The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Crow, Rosemary’s Baby, and the recording of Iron Maiden’s The Number of the Beast have in common? All are, allegedly, cursed, where unexplainable phenomenon and strange circumstances seemed to plague production. While some argue that most of the events are just circumstances, nothing more, the nature […]

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Jason Blum Teases the End of ‘Paranormal Activity’ Franchise, Talks ‘Batgirl’ Axe at Locarno

Blumhouse Productions CEO Jason Blum teased the end of the “Paranormal Activity” franchise in Locarno, where he will receive the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico for Best Independent Producer.“It has been enough already. That last ‘Paranormal Activity’ movie was terrible,” he says. “Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin” premiered in 2021, with another instalment currently eyeing a 2023 […]

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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Star Ann Dowd Joins ‘The Exorcist’ Movie Reboot

Aunt Lydia is about to dance with the devil.Ann Dowd is joining the ensemble of “The Exorcist,” which is being billed as both a new take on the demonic possession classic, as well as the first film in a planned trilogy. The veteran character actress, best known for her work as the chilling enforcer of […]

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Ann Dowd Joins Blumhouse and Universal’s ‘The Exorcist’

Click here to read the full article.Ann Dowd has joined the first film in the planned The Exorcist trilogy from Blumhouse, Universal, and Morgan Creek Productions. The Emmy winner joins a previously announced cast including Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn, who is reprising her role as Chris MacNeil.David Gordon Green is directing the movie, […]

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The Pope’s Exorcist: Everything We Know So Far About The Russell Crowe Supernatural Thriller

The rite of exorcism has been around for thousands of years and is practiced by a variety of religions. Since 250 Ad, a special group of Catholic clergy, known as exorcists, has received special training to evict demons from people. Prior to the 1970s, opinions on the practice landed somewhere between faith and superstition, depending […]

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