Back in December it was revealed that David Gordon Green
(the director behind the new Halloween
trilogy) was in discussions to helm a sequel to William Friedkin
's The Exorcist
(based on William Peter Blatty
's novel of the same name), and now that news has been confirmed with the official announcement that Universal
and Peacock have teamed up with Blumhouse and Morgan Creek for a new Exorcist
film trilogy that continues the story of the iconic 1973 possession film and will bring back Ellen Burstyn
as Chris MacNeil
The first film in the new Exorcist
trilogy will be directed by David Gordon Green and is slated for an October 13th, 2023 theatrical release. In addition to Burstyn, Leslie Odom Jr.
will also star in the new movie.
You can read the official announcement below, and stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates!
Universal and Peacock have acquired worldwide rights to