It’s a superb time to be a horror fan and that’s partially because of Blumhouse, who deserves credit score for contributing to the style’s renaissance as of late. The studio has labored with the very best horror filmmakers of the day like The Haunting of Hill Home’s Mike Flanagan, Get Out’s Jordan Peele and The Invisible Man’s Leigh Whannell. Coming subsequent for the studio, they’ll be revisiting one of the terrifying motion pictures of all time, The Exorcist, with a sequel headed our method in October 2023. And in keeping with the corporate’s founder, Jason Blum, the choice to deliver again Exorcist was influenced by the newest Halloween motion pictures.
Blumhouse introduced again Michael Myers and Laurie Strode for a model new Halloween trilogy starring the unique scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis 40 years after the occasions of the primary film. When talking to CinePOP, Jason Blum shared how the 2018 movie’s success has since impressed the manufacturing firm to return to the haunting demon story:
As Jason Blum shared, the identical filmmakers behind the brand new Halloween trilogy, David Gordon Inexperienced and Danny McBride are making the following Exorcist film. And very similar to their different horror hit, the sequel will ignore the occasions of the opposite 4 movies and proceed the occasions of the 1973 unique as a substitute. Blum is producing the movie alongside Common and Peacock, because it shall be made for the streaming service as nicely.
The film has already enlisted an unique solid member from the 1973 basic, Ellen Burstyn. The 88-year-old actress will reprise her position as Chris MacNeil, a well-known actress who quickly strikes to Georgetown together with her 12-year-old daughter Regan to star in a movie there. The horrors start when Regan turns into possessed by a demon, which Chris then seeks to exorcise out of her. Becoming a member of MacNeil to this point within the solid is Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr, who will play a father who seeks out assist for his youngster who turns into possessed this time round.
Very similar to Halloween, it feels like The Exorcist sequel is repeating a number of of the great issues that got here out of it like bringing again an unique character and specializing in the storyline of the primary film, relatively than fully rebooting it or getting caught within the continuity of the opposite motion pictures. Till then, David Gordon Inexperienced’s Halloween Kills is coming to theaters and Peacock on October 15 and its conclusion Halloween Ends shall be launched in October of 2022.