The Exorcist: Believer is a sequel to the original film.
The Exorcist: Believer, is a sequel to the classic horror film released 50 years ago. It is directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Blumhouse. Ellen Burstyn returns to reprise her iconic role as Chris MacNeil, marking the first time since the original 1973 film. The movie also features Ann Dowd as Victor and Angela’s neighbor, as well as Jennifer Nettles and Norbert Leo Butz portraying Katherine’s parents, Angela’s friend.
Since the death of his pregnant wife in a Haitian earthquake 12 years ago, Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.) has raised their daughter, Angela (Lidya Jewett). But when Angela and her friend Katherine (Olivia Marcum) disappear in the woods, only to return three days later with no memory of what happened to them, it unleashes a chain of events. It will force Victor to confront the nadir of evil and, in his terror and desperation, seek out the only person alive who has witnessed anything like it before Chris MacNeil.
Released in 1973, “The Exorcist” is a timeless and iconic horror film that continues to terrify audiences today. The original film was directed by William Friedkin and based on the novel by William Peter Blatty. The movie tells the harrowing story of young girl Regan MacNeil, portrayed brilliantly by Linda Blair. She becomes possessed by an evil demonic force. As her behavior becomes increasingly disturbing and unexplainable, her desperate mother seeks help from two determined priests. Father Damien Karras (Jason Miller) and Father Merrin (Max von Sydow) come to perform an exorcism and save her daughter’s soul. The film masterfully blends an eerie atmosphere, shocking special effects, and intense performances to create an unforgettable cinematic experience. It has left an indelible mark on the horror genre. “The Exorcist” has become one of the most influential and haunting films ever.