There can't be many people in Hollywood who are as busy as Jason Blum. The acclaimed producer has his fingers in a number of pies, one of which being The Purge movie franchise.
Film sets can be dangerous places and even prestigious Oscar-winning pictures have had their fair share of accidents and injuries.
Director David Gordon Green is to take on a planned sequel of horror classic 'The Exorcist' for the indie studio Blumhouse.
Following news that one of the most beloved film comedies is set to be remade comes word that one of Hollywood's most iconic horror movies is also set for reboot.
Krzysztof Penderecki, the visionary composer whose music was used in film scores from The Shining to The Exorcist, has died at the age of 86.
Can a movie really be cursed? A new documentary series for horror streamer Shudder delves into the truth behind the myth.
Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn talks about her new movie, "The House of Tomorrow," why it's taken so long for the #TimesUp movement to come, and why she is the female director she's most eager to work with.
William Peter Blatty, the novelist and Oscar-winning screenwriter most famous for landmark horror film “The Exorcist” as well as the director of two films, “The Ninth Configuration” and “The Exorcist III,” died Thursday in Bethesda, Maryland. He was 89. “Exorcist” director William Friedkin announced the news on Twitter Friday morning: “William Peter Blatty, dear friend... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/obituaries-people-news/william-peter-blatty-dead-exorcist-author-1201959933/" title="Read William Peter Blatty, Author of ‘The Exorcist,’ Dies at 89">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
“Some movies are better than others,” he told Yahoo! Movies. The reality would have been somewhat different, says Father Lampert. Another famous feature of exorcism movies is how the victims of demonic passion behave – from vomiting, uttering obscenities and doing strange things with crucifixes.
Subliminal messages inserted into movies can work wonders for training the brain, whether it’s in order to be enlightened, terrified or just plain confused. Director William Friedkin did actually insert frames of Pazuzu – or, as Regan calls him, 'Captain Howdy’ – into the film: first during Regan’s medical exam for just three frames, then later during Karras’s dream sequence and again when Chris is in the kitchen. Back before the advent of freeze-frame videos, DVDs and the internet, Captain Howdy became an urban legend, but now the chalk-faced ghoul is all over t-shirts, posters and is a popular cosplay character at Halloween.
Brianne Howey will star in Fox’s upcoming TV adaptation of ‘The Exorcist’. According to Deadline, the young American actress, known for her recurring role in ‘Scream Queens’, has been cast as possessed teen, Charlotte, in the upcoming ‘Exorcist’ TV pilot. “Brianne Howey (Scream Queens) has signed on for a series regular role in Fox drama pilot The Exorcist, a modern reinvention inspired by William Blatty’s 1971 book,” they revealed.
British director Rupert Wyatt is set to direct the pilot of Fox’s upcoming TV reboot of horror classic ‘The Exorcist’. Wyatt is best known for crime thriller 'The Escapist’ and 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ - the successful reboot of the famed sci-fi series that spawned a sequel in 2014 and another set for release in 2017. The pilot’s script is being written by 'Fantastic Four’ writer Jeremy Slater.
Last September, ‘The Exorcist’ rights holders Morgan Creek swore flatly, to both the general public and the original film’s director William Friedkin, that they would never, ever remake the 1973 horror classic.