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The Exorcist, regarded to be among the finest horror films of all time, is coming again in 2023 with a reboot. The unique movie was launched in 1973 and gained two Oscars, together with Finest Writing, and Finest Screenplay Based mostly on Materials from One other Medium. The highly-anticipated reboot will observe the identical story line as the unique movie, and Ellen Burstyn shall be reprising her function as Chris MacNeil. The movie additionally options new solid members together with Leslie Odom Jr., Ann Dowd, Nigel Barto, and others.

Critics and horror film followers are skeptical of the upcoming Exorcist reboot, largely attributable to blended critiques on director David Gordon Inexperienced’s newest Halloween sequence, and the shaky observe document of earlier Exorcist spin-offs. Through the years, The Exorcist has seen quite a few sequels and reboots. The primary sequel, titled Exorcist II: The Heretic, was launched in 1977 however was no match for the unique. In 1990, 13 years after the discharge of the sequel, The Exorcist III debuted. The movie was considered higher than the second, but in addition failed to succeed in the heights of the unique. Director Inexperienced faces a frightening undertaking, as the unique movie will at all times maintain a particular place within the hearts of horror film buffs. Inexperienced additionally beforehand said that he rejected having William Friedkin, The Exorcist’s unique director, return for an government producer function. For a lot of, rejecting Friedkin was a controversial choice that appears like misplaced confidence, as the unique movie is considered an general cinematic masterpiece and the crown jewel for the horror film franchise.


Whereas talking to Deadline on the premiere of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller, Odom Jr. was requested about The Exorcist reboot and teased what followers ought to count on for the upcoming installment, promising a movie that’s “actually scary and enjoyable”:

“It’s very thrilling. Yeah, we’re on week 4. I’m having a ball with David [Gordon Green] and this solid. I hope and imagine that we’re making one thing, initially, actually scary and enjoyable. But additionally, significant, and y’know, deep.”

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Odom Jr. guarantees The Exorcist reboot will make a worthy return to the franchise, and is worked up and optimistic concerning the undertaking. Initially identified for his function as Aaron Burr within the smash-hit musical Hamilton, it seems that Odom Jr. is branching into the horror franchise now. Different movies that Odom Jr. has starred in embody Harriet, Homicide on the Orient Categorical, One Night time in Miami…, and most not too long ago Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller, the place he stars alongside Daniel Craig.

The at present untitled Exorcist reboot is at present being filmed, and is about to drop in theaters in October 2023.

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