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The Exorcist

Ellen Burstyn Reveals Why She Finally Said Yes to an ‘Exorcist’ Sequel

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Actors Studio — the legendary New York (and later Los Angeles) workshop co-founded by Elia Kazan in 1947 where Marlon Brando, James Dean, Paul Newman and scores of other acting heavyweights perfected their craft — the Academy Museum is hosting a series of Sunday screenings. It kicked off […]

Ann Dowd Joins Blumhouse and Universal’s ‘The Exorcist’

Ann Dowd has joined the first film in the planned The Exorcist trilogy from Blumhouse, Universal, and Morgan Creek Productions. The Emmy winner joins a previously announced cast including Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn, who is reprising her role as Chris MacNeil. David Gordon Green is directing the movie, with Dowd having previously worked […]

‘The Exorcist’ Maze a Possessed Gem as Halloween Horror Nights Returns to Universal Studios

What an excellent day for an exorcism… maze. Universal Studios Hollywood is in the midst of putting the finishing touches on the seven distinct mazes for the popular Halloween Horror Nights event, which did not take place last year due to the pandemic. One of this year’s mazes is The Exorcist, which terrifyingly (and painstakingly) […]

‘Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist’: Film Review

Director William Friedkin reflects on the most revered and influential film of his long career in Alexandre O. Phillipe's 'Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist.'

Peter Masterson, Actor, Director and ‘Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ Writer, Dies at 84

Peter Masterson, the actor, director and writer from Houston known for his wide-ranging work on 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,' 'The Trip to Bountiful,' 'The Exorcist' and 'The Stepford Wives,' has died. He was 84.

Dive Into ‘The Exorcist’ With New Hollywood Reporter Podcast ‘It Happened in Hollywood’

THR's new podcast 'It Happened In Hollywood,' hosted by THR senior writer Seth Abramovitch and Chip Pope and featuring director William Friedkin in its debut, opens the THR vault to revisit an indelible moment from 90 years of entertainment history.

‘The Exorcist’ Star Alfonso Herrera Joins USA Network’s ‘Queen of the South’ (Exclusive)

'The Exorcist' star Alfonso Herrera joins USA Network's 'Queen of the South.'

‘The Exorcist’ Unveils Chilling New Season 2 Poster

The Fox horror series returns next week.

What to Expect From ‘The Exorcist’ Season 2: More Spielberg, Less Geena Davis

Showrunner Jeremy Slater breaks down what to expect from the Fox horror drama.

How Two TV Nerds Found Love at Comic-Con (Guest Column)

'The Exorcist' showrunner Jeremy Slater and actress Melissa Russell offer a he-said-she-said account of why it pays to be friendly to people in line at the massive fan convention.

Critic’s Notebook: Are Fox’s ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘The Exorcist’ Helped or Hurt by Recognizable Titles?

It's not enough to be an OK buddy cop show or an OK demonic possession show when you're called 'Lethal Weapon' or 'The Exorcist.'

Fox Staging Exorcisms, Earthquake Simulations for ‘The Exorcist’ Stunt (Exclusive)

The Exorcist Escape Room Experience will run from Sept. 23-25 at the Escape Hotel Hollywood.