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  1. Fox's 'The Exorcist' Finds Chilling Inspiration in Real Cases

    8:15 am 6/17/2016

    Producers previewed the new Fox drama on Wednesday during a screening and Q&A for press.Read more

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  2. Canadians Unveil New U.S. Shows After Bidding Against Netflix at L.A. Screenings

    11:11 am 5/30/2016

    Top-rated CTV dug deep to keep Mark Gordon's 'Designated Survivor' and 'Conviction' from Netflix after a bidding war. Read more

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  3. 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Director Rupert Wyatt to Helm 'Exorcist' Pilot for Fox

    11:00 am 2/2/2016

    Wyatt will also exec produce the remake, which is a modern take on William Peter Blatty's book.Read more

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  4. 'Exorcist' Remake Ordered to Pilot at Fox

    4:00 pm 1/22/2016

    The project hails from 'Fantastic Four' scribe Jeremy Slater.Read more

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  5. 'The Exorcist' Director William Friedkin: "I Didn't Set Out to Make a Horror Film"

    8:46 pm 10/27/2015

    The 80-year-old Oscar-winning director will be honored a day before Halloween at the staircase from the film in Washington, D.C.Read more

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  6. Don't Call It Horror: 'Babadook' Director Says She's Making Serious Cinema

    1:09 pm 12/4/2014

    Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent has received raves from Stephen King and 'Exorcist' helmer William FriedkinRead more

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  7. Dick Smith, 'The Godfather of Makeup,' Dies at 92

    9:06 pm 7/21/2014

    UPDATED: The generous Oscar winner turned his actors unrecognizable in such films as "Little Big Man," "The Godfather," "Amadeus" and "The Exorcist."Read more

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  8. 'The Exorcist' Director William Friedkin: Movies Now 'Opium for the Eyes'

    7:13 am 7/14/2014

    The director praises cable dramas aimed at intelligent, adult audiences, saying such small-screen content is "deeper and more complex" than superhero films often playing on the big screen.Read more

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  9. 'Exorcist' Director William Friedkin on Casting Linda Blair

    11:04 am 4/1/2014

    The director, whose other films include "The French Connection," "Sorcerer" and "Killer Joe" -- which helped detonate star Matthew McConaughey's career rebirth as more than a handsome devil -- was taking part in The Hollywood Masters interview series, conducted by THR’s Stephen Galloway. Read more

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  10. 'Exorcist' Director: It Worked Because 'I Made That Film as a Believer' (Video)

    3:44 pm 3/29/2014

    William Friedkin reveals the film's star was an atheist, discusses how his belief in God helped make the movie a hit, and says he risked lives shooting "The French Connection" chase scene.Read more

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