'The Exorcist' reboot: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the iconic horror's comeback

The original story as seen in the 1973 adaptation revolves around a 12-year-old girl who is possessed by a mysterious entity


                            'The Exorcist' reboot: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the iconic horror's comeback
(The Exorcist/1973/IMDb)

Good news for those who get nightmares after watching horror flicks but still like to watch them for the thrill factor. The 1973 iconic horror flick, 'The Exorcist', could be rebooted for the big screen with a release slated for 2021. There are not many details about the project as of yet, MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) will update this article when they are available. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming film.

Release date

Deadline reported that the film shall have a planned theatrical reboot and is slated for release in 2021 though not much details are out yet. This has since, built-in mystery as fans want to see the reimagined version of the classic horror film after its previous adaptation turned out to be a huge commercial success in the genre of horror.

Plot

Though plot details are not out for the new flick. The original story as seen in the 1973 adaptation revolves around a 12-year-old girl who is possessed by a mysterious entity. This makes her mother seek help from two priests. The 1973 movie was based on the best selling novel by William Peter Blatty in 1971 which goes by the same name.

Cast  

Since the project is underway, details about its cast are yet to be revealed.

Creators

The reimagining of the nightmarish and bone-chilling film is being produced by Morgan Creek Entertainment. The news is startling given that Morgan Creek had tweeted earlier in 2015 that for the record, they will never attempt to remake ‘The Exorcist’.



 

Previously, the house has released many box-office hits like ‘Young Guns’, ‘Dead Ringers’, ‘Major League’, ‘True Romance’, ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’, ‘The Crush’, ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ and ‘The Last of the Mohicans’. Co-founded in 1988 by James Robinson and Joe Roth, it has its headquarters in Los Angeles. Morgan Creek generally released their films through larger studios while retaining the copyrights and making autonomous decisions on video and TV rights. Their initial slate of films between 1988 to 1990 was released by the 20th Century Fox except for ‘Renegades’ and ‘Coupe de Ville’ which were released by Universal and ‘Major League’ by Paramount.

Trailer

The trailer of the movie isn’t out yet. Check this space for all updates.

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