Here is some news that will make your head spin …
On Monday, July 26, Universal Pictures and Peacock shared the chilling news that Ellen burstyn will reprise his role as Chris MacNeil in not one, but three new films based on The Exorcist. The first film is set to hit theaters on Friday, October 13, 2023.
Oscar nominee will join Burstyn on the big screen Leslie Odom Jr., who will play a new character.
Although Burstyn has signed on for the new franchise, his former on-screen daughter, Linda blair, said she was not involved in the project. She wrote in a declaration shared on social networks, “To all my fans who ask me for my involvement in the new Exorcist reboot, so far there has been no discussion about my participation or resumption of my role. “
“I wish everyone involved the best,” she continued, “and I appreciate the fans’ loyalty and passion for The Exorcist and my character. “
In the 1973 horror film, Blair portrayed Regan MacNeil, a 12-year-old girl who becomes demon possessed after playing with a Ouija board she found in the attic.