The brand new Exorcist film, The Exorcist: Believer, is a direct sequel from the 50-year-old authentic movie. It co-stars Ellen Burstyn, reprising her function as Chris MacNeil, the mom of the little lady Regan who was possessed by a demon within the authentic movie. However there’s no hint of Regal — or the actress who performed her, Linda Blair, within the trailer. That has followers speculating whether or not Regan will make a shock look within the movie.
When requested by Leisure Weekly whether or not or not Linda Blair would make a return, director David Gordon Inexperienced shared the next.
We had been fortunate and had Linda as a technical advisor. She helped us convey wonderful performances out of younger actresses. It was actually worthwhile having a relationship along with her and with the ability to get her as part of this dialog.
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He additionally explains that the film alludes to her character all through in significant methods. He didn’t outright say that she wouldn’t be again, so followers are taking that as a sign that she could also be again sooner or later, whether or not that be in Believer or upcoming sequels which have already been introduced. He was additionally requested about how a lot affect the brand new trilogy would take from sequels to the unique movie.
To be sincere, I am not avoiding any of them, however I do not know them very properly. I’ve seen all of them. I’ve seen Exorcist III greater than any of them. I do know that one very properly. Say what you’ll about Exorcist II, however it ain’t shy. It’s a fearless epic of concepts, however [we’re] not essentially following a personality from Exorcist: The Starting. We’re not trying into that. It is not that sort of a franchise that should verify bins.
The Exorcist: Believer is scheduled to open in theaters on October 13.