The Exorcist

William Friedkin In Talks To Take Charge Of True Detective

10th July 2014 -

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The Exorcist filmmaker William Friedkin is in talks to take over from Cary Joji Fukunaga as director of hit crime series True Detective.Fukunaga stepped down from the helm of the show following the completion of...

Movie Reviews: The Conjuring

19th July 2013 -

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It's certainly rare when a horror flick is even screened for critics in advance of its opening. It's rarer still when such a movie receives overwhelmingly positive reviews. But such is the case with director...

William Friedkin To Be Honoured At Venice Film Festival

2nd May 2013 -

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The Exorcist director William Friedkin is to be handed a lifetime achievement honour at Italy's upcoming Venice Film Festival.The Oscar-winning filmmaker will receive the coveted Golden Lion award at the 70th annual event, where a...

Movie Reviews The Possession

31st August 2012 -

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It is a brave horror film producer indeed who allows his work to be screened by critics, most of whom generally show little charity toward the genre. But the producers of The Possession and Lionsgate,...

William Friedkin Denies The Exorcist Tv Series Reports

26th June 2012 -

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Director William Friedkin has shot down reports his iconic horror film The Exorcist is set to be made into a TV show.It was reported last month (May12) that the terrifying 1973 film, which featured Linda...

Fascinating Fact 13474

25th May 2012 -

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The Exorcist is set to possess the small screen - a 10-part TV series based on the classic 1973 horror movie is in the works.

Brooke Shields To Star In The Exorcist Play

18th May 2012 -

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Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain are bringing horror classic The Exorcist to the stage.In the creepy new adaptation, Shields will take on the part of Chris MacNeil, the mother of demonically possessed child Regan, while...

Despite Record Revenue, U.k. Studio Posts A Loss

1st March 2012 -

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The stages at Britain's Pinewood Shepperton studios may have been humming last year, with productions such as Anna Karenina, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Hobbit and the next James Bond film, Skyfall, being shot...

Mpaa Rates Friedkin Flick Nc17

1st March 2012 -

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Killer Joe , directed by William Friedkin ( The French Connection, The Exorcist ) and starring Matthew McConaughey and Gina Gershon, has been slapped with an NC-17 rating. While the film includes scenes of brutal...

Producer/studio Exec John Calley Dead At 81

14th September 2011 -

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John Calley, one of the most successful studio executives and producers in recent Hollywood history, has died at the age of 81. In its obituary today (Wednesday), the Wall Street Journal observed that at Warner...

Claudia Schiffer Evicts Ghosts From House

6th September 2011 -

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Claudia Schiffer has moved back into her country home after having it rid of ghosts.The spooked supermodel and her director husband Matthew Vaughn have been living in London recently, because they had to call in...

The Things They Say 21660

15th May 2011 -

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"It traumatised the s**t outta me. I literally, like, threw up that night." Kate Hudson recalls watching The Exorcist when she was 16.

Movie Reviews The Rite

28th January 2011 -

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What we have with The Rite is another horror movie of the exorcist variety -- with a difference. That difference is Anthony Hopkins, who plays the exorcist. "Mr. Hopkins gives the production what he was...

Airplane! And Exorcist Included In National Film Registry

29th December 2010 -

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'Airplane!', 'The Exorcist', and 'The Pink Panther' are among the latest movies added to the National Film Registry.The three titles were among 25 movies selected by the US Library of Congress for preservation this year,...

Films By Recently Deceased Directors Selected For Posterity

28th December 2010 -

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Less than two weeks after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner's Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back , produced by George Lucas, and Edwards's The Pink Panther,...

Empire Strikes Back And The Exorcist Make Congress Archives

28th December 2010 -

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Iconic films including THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, THE EXORCIST and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER are to be preserved as American national treasures with an induction into the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.Twenty five films have...

Blair Glad Fans Get To See Exorcist Mysteries On New Dvd

6th October 2010 -

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Actress LINDA BLAIR is thrilled with the new Blu-Ray DVD release of THE EXORCIST - because she hopes it will explain all the mysteries behind the classic horror movie.The remastered new release comes with an...

James Franco Causes Cinema Fainting

15th September 2010 -

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Three people fainted at a screening of Danny Boyle's new film '127 Hours'. The film - which stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a climber who cut his arm off when it became trapped under...

Matthew Mcconaughey Lands Killer Joe

13th September 2010 -

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Matthew McConaughey has been cast in 'Killer Joe'. The 40-year-old hunk will star alongside 'Milk' actor Emile Hirsch in the black comedy, which will be directed by 'The Exorcist' filmmaker William Friedkin. The movie -...

The Exorcist Screenwriter Suing Warner Bros

7th September 2010 -

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The Oscar-winning screenwriter of THE EXORCIST is suing Warner Brothers bosses amid allegations of unpaid profits.Author William Peter Blatty, who wrote the book the 1973 horror film was based on, claims studio executives have refused...

Eli Roth's Alien Trauma

7th September 2010 -

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Eli Roth was traumatised by 'Alien' as a child.The actor and director - who made his name making horror movies including 'Cabin Fever' and 'Hostel' - admits he was terrified of the Ridley Scott movie,...

Tim Burton Scared By Life

14th March 2010 -

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Tim Burton was scared of "real life". The 'Alice in Wonderland' director claims watching scary movies never affected him because he was so frightened by everyday occurrences.He said: "I never really got nightmares from movies....

Blunt Hates Horrors

22nd February 2010 -

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Actress EMILY BLUNT endured sleepless nights as a child after watching horror movie THE EXORCIST.The Brit stars in scary new film The Wolfman, alongside Benicio Del Toro and Sir Anthony Hopkins, but admits she hasn't...

The Exorcist Back To Haunt Small Screen

16th November 2009 -

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Horror classic THE EXORCIST is coming back to possess a new audience - it's to be remade into a new TV mini-series.The 1973 film, about a young girl who is possessed by a demon, was...

Director Friedkin To Direct Csi Episode

2nd April 2009 -

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Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, whose films include The French Connection, The Exorcist, and Cruising , has agreed,to direct the 200th episode of CBS's CSI Crime Scene Investigation.02/04/2009

Fascinating Fact 6978

10th March 2009 -

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Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has made a guest appearance on hit sketch show LITTLE BRITAIN as part of the U.K.'s Comic Relief charity appeal. The singer is seen sporting a blonde wig and a nightgown...

Fascinating Fact 6687

22nd January 2009 -

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THE EXORCIST director WILLIAM FRIEDKIN is to take charge of an upcoming episode of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, which centres around the world of Mexican wrestling....

The Exorcist Voted Greatest Horror Film Of All Time

31st October 2008 -

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William Friedkin's The Exorcist has been voted the best horror film ever made in a new Halloween poll.The 1973 thriller, based on William Peter Blatty's book, topped an online poll of more than 6,000 HMV...

Exorcist + Jaws Make Hollywood Museum's Horror Hit List

31st October 2008 -

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THE EXORCIST, JAWS, HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH have been named among the top 10 horror films of all time by the curator of a new Hollywood Museum exhibit. Memorabilia from the films selected by...

Friedkin To Take Inconvenient Truth To The Opera House

8th July 2008 -

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LATEST: THE EXORCIST director WILLIAM FRIEDKIN has been recruited to direct the forthcoming opera adaptation of global warming documentary AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH. The production will open in Italy at Milan's famous La Scala opera house...

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