Morgan Creek Working on “The Exorcist” Reboot


Its time for horror fans to get ready as The Exorcist is making a reboot. Morgan Creek Entertainment will be remaking the iconic horror movie and bringing it to the theaters in 2021.

As of yet, there is very little information about the horror franchise. The 2005 and 2004 remakes of the movie weren’t as well-received as the original 1973 cinematic classic.

Morgan Creek is working on The Exorcist reboot. The Exorcist remakes have been made in 1990, 2004, 2005 but none of them even comes close to the original 1973 which literally caused deep fear in the mind of the viewers, many of which are reported to faint or have a cardiac arrest.

The Exorcist, which was directed by William Friedkin based on William Diminish Blatty’s story, was initially released in 1973. It went on to end up as one of the greatest financially effective motion pictures ever, grossing $428 million at the box office, shockingly working against a budget of fair $12 million.

It too won Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Sound Mixing at the Oscars awards, in besides being assigned for Best Picture. That was a genuinely surprising accomplishment for a horror motion picture at the time.

Horror movies have a limited niche audience and if the film made that much in the 70’s it won’t be an overstatement to say it is equivalent to a billion dollars today.

Whereas none of the continuations have come near to matching the original, a franchise like The Exorcist encompasses a lot of acknowledgment and, if its done correctly, it might be a way to pull in a lot of audiences and revive the magic of the ’70s.

Considering today we have much more sophisticated filming equipment. With a release arranged for the coming year, we will be finding out more soon. However, the release date or moth has not yet been announced, stay tuned for the updates!

Mohid Moosani

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