Ellen Burstyn and Linda Blair Needed Convincing To Reprise Roles in 'The Exorcist: Believer' Says Producer Stephanie Allain
- Category: Interviews
- Created: Thursday, 12 October 2023 15:14
- Published: Friday, 13 October 2023 01:29
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Ellen Burstyn returns as Chris MacNeil in a follow-up to the original 1978 THE EXORCIST movie. Linda Blair makes a very brief cameo as Regan in David Gordon Green's THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER . THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER executive producer Stephanie Allain reveals the two actors needed some convincing to revisit their famous roles, and she offers insight into the next movie, THE EXORCIST: DECEIVER (2025).
Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions bought the rights to THE EXORCIST IP for a trilogy. The movie follows the story of Victor Fielding (portrayed by Leslie Odom Jr.), who has raised his daughter, Angela, on his own. When Angela and her friend Katherine disappear in the woods, only to return three days later with no memory of what happened, a chain of events is set in motion that forces Victor to confront the essence of evil. He seeks the help of the only person who has experienced something similar: