Russell Crowe stars in a new project in the exorcism subgenre, after having starred in The Pope’s Exorcist.

And while plans are being made for a sequel or not for the aforementioned, Crowe has signed on for the leading role in this other project titled The Exorcismformerly known as The Georgetown Projectfrom the director Joshua John Miller (The Final Girls), and the study Miramaxcon Vertical Entertainment acquiring distribution rights in the North American market, Deadline reported.


“The Exorcism follows Anthony Miller (Crowe), a troubled actor who begins to unravel while filming a supernatural horror film. His daughter estranged from him (Ryan Simpkins) wonders if he is falling back into his past addictions or if there is something more sinister at play.”

Sam Worthington (Avatar: The Way of Water), Chloe Bailey (Praise This), Adam Goldberg (The Equalizer), y David Hyde Pierce (Frasier), complete the main cast.

Miller wrote the script with M.A. Fortin (The Final Girls).

Kevin Williamson (Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer) produced the feature film with Ben Fast and Bill Block. Padraic McKinley, Scott Putman, Andrew Golov and Thom Zadra are executive producers. Miramax and Outerbanks Entertainment are the production companies.

Vertical set the premiere of The Exorcism in theaters for June 7, 2024. Shudder will release it later on its streamer.

Miller and Fortin shared the following in a statement to Deadline:

“Vertical has been a great partner in helping us complete and bring our vision for this story to life. Their level of enthusiasm and support is rare to find.”

Vertical's Peter Jarowey chimed in saying:

“Joshua has deep experience in this genre and we applaud his creation of a film that gives a reverent nod to classic horror while adding a new twist. “We want to thank everyone at Miramax for their partnership and look forward to bringing the film to theaters nationwide this summer.”


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