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: 

What I hope to do with The Exorcist is identical factor we did with Halloween, you already know. Halloween, the primary film was nice, and the second film was okay, and the remainder of them weren’t superb. After which we got here in and form of rejiggered it, and other people preferred it, so I hope we are able to do the identical factor with The Exorcist. Everybody thinks we’re gonna fall on our face, however I believe now we have the identical filmmaker, the identical author, David Gordon Inexperienced and Danny McBride. And I believe we’ll reinvent The Exorcist so that it will really feel contemporary, new, totally different, associated to the primary film, but in addition actually, actually scary.