Horror classic The Exorcist is coming back to possess a new audience — it’s to be remade into a new TV miniseries.
Now, 36 years after the movie’s release, the author reveals that a small-screen version is in the works — and Friedkin has agreed to take charge.
Blatty refuses to go into further detail, but tells horror-film magazine Cemetery Dance, “Billy Friedkin has agreed to direct.”
The Exorcist film landed 10 Oscar nominations when it was released, winning Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Sound.
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