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‘The Exorcist’ Will Possess, Torment Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights This Year

Halloween Horror Nights, the annual scare-fest at Universal Studios Hollywood, continues to line up spooky theme park experiences for guests as it makes its long-awaited return this Samhain. Last year’s event was canceled due to the pandemic, but this year it looks to be back with a vengeance. Recently, we learned that The Haunting of […]

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New ‘Exorcist’ Movie Will be Similar to 2018’s ‘Halloween,’ According to Producer Jason Blum

Sooner or later, someone was going to remake or reboot The Exorcist. The original film remains iconic and just as scary as ever, and while nearly all the sequels (except Exorcist III) have been disasters, that won’t stop Hollywood from going back to this well again and again. Last Christmas we learned that the fright […]

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William Friedkin Calls ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ a ‘Classic Horror Film’

Well over a year since the movie had its world premiere back in March 2020, director John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II” is finally reaching an audience. The movie just opened in wide release from Paramount on May 28, which means theatergoers are being treated to the sequel to the hit 2018 film about […]

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‘The Vigil’: A Strong Argument For A New Wave Of Jewish Horror [Review]

Who knew that you could give arthouse horror a kick in the pants by substituting ominous Christian iconography for ominous Jewish iconography? Crosses, crucifixes, crowns of thorns, tormented priests and the like have been staples of the horror genre as far back as the beginning of cinema, if not, at least, Mario Bava’s “Black Sunday” […]

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‘The Exorcist’: The Strange Path to Massive Success for the Unlikely Christmas Smash

Christmas Day is one of the biggest moviegoing days of the year. New holiday release always open by then, and often do so the Friday before. But not the day after.“The Exorcist” opened on December 26, 1973.Director William Friedkin, interviewed by Peter Biskind in 1996, was still angry about it, arguing that the studio’s release […]

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David Gordon Green Tapped To Direct ‘Exorcist’ Sequel From Blumhouse

Three years ago, who would have thought that David Gordon Green would go from being the guy who directed episodes of “Red Oaks” and “Eastbound & Down,” as well as films like “Pineapple Express” and “Your Highness,” to one of the biggest names in horror. But then he combined with Blumhouse and released “Halloween” in […]

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‘The Exorcist’ Sequel in the Works from David Gordon Green — Report

A sequel to the classic 1973 horror film “The Exorcist” is in the works.The Observer reported on Monday that David Gordon Green (2018’s “Halloween”) is in talks to direct the upcoming sequel, which will hail from Blumhouse Productions and Morgan Creek. Per the publication, Jason Blum, David Robinson and James Robinson will serve as executive […]

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David Gordon Green in Talks to Direct an ‘Exorcist’ Sequel for Blumhouse

David Gordon Green, the filmmaker who rebooted the Halloween franchise with 2018’s legacy sequel Halloween, is turning his attention to another classic horror property. A new report says that Green is in talks to direct a sequel to director William Friedkin’s 1973 classic The Exorcist for Morgan Creek and Blumhouse. Here’s what we know so […]

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David Gordon Green in Talks to Direct ‘Exorcist’ Sequel for Blumhouse

“Halloween” filmmaker David Gordon Green is in talks to direct a sequel to “The Exorcist” from Blumhouse and Morgan Creek Productions.The new film would continue the profitable relationship between the filmmaker and the horror production house following 2018’s “Halloween,” the upcoming “Halloween Kills” (slated for an October 2021 release) and the new trilogy’s final film […]

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‘The Exorcist’: William Friedkin Wants You Know He’s Not Involved With Remake, Says “Not Enough Money Or Motivation”

“The Exorcist” is not a movie you’d think of as being a franchise starter, and yet it has a fantastic sequel (“The Exorcist III“) and a vastly underrated TV series. This year, reports emerged that Morgan Creek Entertainment was planning a reboot of the film, but if you thought original director William Friedkin would be […]

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