Sequel deceiver to Debate in 2025 – The Hollywood Reporter
The Exorcist: Fake, the second sequel in a new trilogy from director David Gordon Green, will receive a wide release on April 18, 2025.
News about the 2025 release for the second chapter in The Exorcist A license from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions follows the release of the first trailer for The Exorcist: Believe screened in theaters last weekend behind the scenes of Universal Pictures’ Oppenheimer.
The trailer, featuring Ellen Burstyn once again battling demons, was released online on Tuesday.
The first film in a planned trilogy, The Exorcist: Believe, also from director Green, Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.) raises his daughter, Angela (Lidya Jewett), after the death of his wife 12 years earlier, from director Green. A series of events forces the father to face the nadir of evil.
For the first time since the 1973s The ExorcistOscar winner Ellen Burstyn reprises her iconic role as Chris MacNeil in the new trilogy.
William Friedkin directed the original The Exorcist, which has since grossed over $441 million, making it the highest-grossing domestic horror film over its 48-year run. The film told the story of a 12-year-old girl who had a mysterious entity and the lengths her mother and two Catholic priests go to in an attempt to save her.
It was adapted from William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel and won the author an Oscar for adapted screenplay. The film was nominated for 10 Oscars, including best picture and best director, as well as nominations for Burstyn, Jason Miller and Linda Blair.
The Exorcist: Believe also stars Ann Dowd, Jennifer Nettles and Norbert Leo Butz and is based on a screenplay by Peter Sattler and Green, from a story by Scott Teems, Danny McBride and Green.
The film is produced by Jason Blum for Blumhouse and by David Robinson and James G. Robinson for Morgan Creek Entertainment. Executive producers are McBride, Green, Stephanie Allain, Ryan Turek and Atilla Yucer.
Universal Pictures will distribute the Blumhouse/Morgan Creek Entertainment production in association with Rough House Pictures.