The Exorcist

'The Exorcist' Modern TV Reboot Gets Fox Pilot Order
It was way back in 2012 that we first heard of attempts to reboot The Exorcist as a TV drama, before film screenwriter William Peter Blatty denied the rumors. The project surfaced again in 2013 under Fantastic Four writer Jeremy Slater, and at long last, FOX has given an official pilot order to a mo…
10 Facts About ‘The Exorcist’ to Make Your Head Spin
Warner Bros. asked Stanley Kubrick to direct the film, but he turned it down. (Things worked out pretty well with director William Friedkin in charge anyway.) That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at one of the scariest horr…
40th Anniversary of 'The Exorcist'
‘The Exorcist’ has plenty of memorably terrifying moments - Reagan’s curse-laden tirades, the split-pea vomit all over Max von Sydow, the bloody crucifix scene - but the ones that always stuck with me involved the infamous ‘Exorcist’ steps. Growing up in the D.C. suburbs probably had something to do…
To Be Continued: 18 Movie Franchises Finding New Life on TV
Recently it seems as if TV reboots of famous and iconic films has reached a fever pitch, with ‘American Psycho’ and even ‘Man on Fire’ targeted for TV treatment on the bankability of their franchise names alone. We’ve written at length about TV adaptations as the hot new way to reboot movie franchis…
Movie Remakes vs. TV Reboots
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance…
‘The Exorcist’ Set to Turn Heads on TV
Have you, like most of us, been feeling a pressing lack of vomit gracing our TV screens?  Good news!  No, it's not a 'Jersey Shore' marathon, but rather the classic horror story 'The Exorcist' is on deck to be adapted for TV!  So who's been compelled by t…