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David Gordon Green In Talks To New Exorcist Movie

David Gordon Green is in talks to direct a new sequel to 'The Exorcist'.The 'Halloween Kills' filmmaker is reportedly poised to take on another classic horror flick with Blumhouse Productions.Little is known about the project...

The Exorcist Director Condemns Remake Plans

Oscar winner William Friedkin's iconic Hollywood horror is rumoured to be the latest movie in line for a modern makeover. However, Friedkin has come out in opposition to the remake. After...

William Friedkin Directing The Winter Of Frankie Machine

The film has been in the works for several years, with Martin Scorsese and Michael Mann both previously attached to direct, and Robert De Niro to star.Now Friedkin has been handed the reigns of the...

William Friedkin Book Reveals Struggles With Al Pacino, Gene Hackman

William Friedkin’s career rose to pretty heady heights in the 1970s, with the highly revered French Connection, followed by The Exorcist – one of the most successful horror movies of the era (though Friedkin himself...

Barbara Marshall To Pen Exorcism Diaries

'Exorcism Diaries' has landed a screenwriter.Barbara Marshall has signed on to pen Summit Entertainment's upcoming horror movie, which is loosely based on Mark Opsasnick's book 'The Real Story Behind The Exorcist: A Study of the...

Sundance 2013: James Franco Brings The Leather-clad, X-rated Gay Scenes

Thank god for James Franco, huh? Everyone's favourite actor-turned-student-turned-performance-artist had two films premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday evening (January 19, 2013), though one of them caused more of a stir than the...

James Franco Films New Version Of Cruising

James Franco is preparing to go gay once more in a new project based on filmmaker William Friedkin's controversial movie Cruising.The actor, who played Sean Penn's character's lover in Milk, has been inspired to shoot...

Lesley-anne Down: I Almost Died

Actress LESLEY-ANNE DOWN "could have been dead" if she'd carried on with her crazy self-destructive partying ways. When she was married to FRENCH CONNECTION director WILLIAM FRIEDKIN in the early 80s, the beautiful Brit...

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