William Friedkin denies Exorcist TV series reports

It was reported last month (May12) that the terrifying 1973 film, which featured Linda Blair as demonically possessed schoolgirl Regan MacNeil, was to be transformed into a 10-part series.

But Friedkin is adamant no such project is in the works, insisting the movie would not transfer successfully to TV.

He tells Digital Spy, “It’s not happening. It’s a load of b**locks. There’s no television series of The Exorcist planned. It would be ludicrous. An exorcist a week?”