The director of “The Exorcist” shut down rumors that he’s hooked up to a remake of the horror basic.
William Friedkin directed the 1973 horror basic a couple of younger woman who will get possessed by a demon, forcing Catholic clergymen to come back to her dwelling and carry out an exorcism to save lots of her life. The movie spawned 4 sequels, however Friedkin was not hooked up to any of them and none have been met with the identical acclaim as the unique, which earned ten Academy Award nominations and received for best-adapted screenplay and finest sound mixing.
After rumors circulated that Morgan Creek Leisure was creating a reboot of the film set for a 2021 launch, Friedkin took to Twitter to close down followers’ hopes of a revival.
“There’s a rumor on IMDB that I’m concerned with a brand new model Of The Exorcist. This isn’t a rumor, it’s a flat-out lie. There’s not sufficient cash or motivation on the earth To get me to do that,” he wrote.
In the meantime, Morgan Creek Leisure appears to have shut down rumors it is concerned with a undertaking within the franchise as properly. The group retweeted its personal message from 2015 that reads: “For the document, we’ll by no means try to remake THE EXORCIST.”
So, regardless of what followers have been buzzing about on-line, it appears that evidently “The Exorcist” isn’t getting the reboot therapy any time quickly. The latest undertaking within the franchise was Fox’s “The Exorcist” TV sequence, which ended its two-season run in 2017. Previous to that, the franchise was on ice since 2005 when the film “Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist” hit theaters.
As Indiewire notes, Friedkin might not have lent his artistic abilities to the assorted spinoff titles in “The Exorcist” franchise, however he hasn’t left the horror style. His newest movie was the 2017 function “The Satan and Father Amorth,” a documentary a couple of priest, Father Gabriele Amorth that adopted him as he carried out his ninth profession exorcism on an Italian lady.