Set Photo From David Gordon-Green’s THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER — GeekTyrant

Set Photo From David Gordon-Green's THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER — GeekTyrant


Director David Gordon Green has been in production on the first film of his The Exorcist trilogy, which is set up at Jason Blum’s Blumhouse, and it’s titled The Exorcist: Believer.

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding this movie and I actually had the opportunity to watch the creepy-ass trailer for the movie, but it hasn’t been released yet. 

In anticipation of the film, Blumhouse shared a behind-the-scenes photo featuring the director kneeling down and observing a strange symbol that is most definitely satanic in nature. 

A video was also shared featuring Green sharing his excitement about the project, saying: “The countdown begins. We are 134 days away from the release of our film The Exorcist: Believer. Right now, our team is putting the finishing touches on things; we’re excited to bring it to you on the big screen. That’s gonna happen very soon. Keep an eye out here for more updates.”

The upcoming film features a cast that includes Ellen Burstyn and Linda Blair, who will be featured in the film alongside Leslie Odom Jr., Lidya Jewett, Jennifer Nettles, Ann Dowd, Raphael Sbarge, Okwui Okpokwasili, and Olivia Marcum.

This reboot is described as a legacy sequel that will take place after the events of the original 1973 film. It’s also going to be a trilogy, and this first film focuses on two young girls who become possessed at the same time. Director Green previously teased what we can expect from it, saying:

“I think we’ll learn from the production on the first one to see what applies as we evolve. It’s honoring Chris MacNeil and we’re checking in on her 50 years later, so it’s a significant evolution in her character, but I think it’ll be really fun to explore.

“We’re about to begin on a very different type of technical journey than Halloween. I don’t even necessarily categorize it as a horror film, although it’s very horror appealing, it’s psychological and dramatic. It doesn’t have the fun tension-breakers that Halloween would have, because you can’t lean into any of the more campy qualities that I think we enjoy from time to time in the Halloween movies. It’s dead serious and pretty straightforward, and I don’t know, I’m excited about it.”

The first film will be released theatrically on October 13, 2023.