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What The Exorcist’s Director Thought About The Sequel

The man behind The Exorcist recently opened up and explained how he feels about the film's sequels, and he was pretty damn honest about it.

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The Simpsons' Next Halloween Episode Just Tapped A Horror Icon To Guest Star

The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror" special has officially padded its ranks with one of the horror genre's most acclaimed names.

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The Exorcist Director Claims He Wasn't Trying To Make A Horror Movie

As frightening as The Exorcist turned out to be, it actually wasn't meant to be a horror film. Read on to hear what William Friedkin was really aiming for.

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Killer Joe And To Live And Die In L.A. Are Being Developed As TV Series

If there is any justice in this world, we may soon be watching shows based on two of Exorcist director William Friedkin’s most crime-ridden films, 1985’s To Live and Die in L.A. and 2011’s Killer Joe. Because why the hell not?

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Star Wars Was Offered To William Friedkin, But He Passed

"That film changed the zeitgeist. I’d say 80 percent of American films today are all offshoots of Star Wars," Friedkin says. "If Star Wars had failed, you would not have the kind of films that are popular today."

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Exclusive Killer Joe Blu-Ray Clip: William Friedkin On Learning To Be A Better Director

By now you've probably noticed that it's Matthew McConaughey's world and we're just living in it. The actor once most famous for that time when he was playing bongos in the nude has staged a ferocious comeback this year, with Oscar buzz for his role in Magic Mike and a handful of other smaller films around that to prove just how much range he's got

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Never-Before-Seen Exorcist Footage Shows New Tortures For Little Regan

The footage comes from an anonymous source, and shows us some incredibly impressive effects shots of young Regan levitating off of her bed. The site suggests that the man standing in frame supervising the shot is Exorcistnovelist (and screenwriter) William Peter Blatty, though that is unconfirmed at the moment.

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French Connection's William Friedkin Will Direct Nic Cage's Vigilante Movie

Nicolas Cage is one step closer to committing some awesome mentally unhinged murders. Last month, the actor signed onto the project I Am Wrath, but at the time, no director was in place. French Connection helmer William Friedkin was reportedly mulling it over as a potential next vehicle, but his commitment was far from a guarantee. Over the last three weeks, however, he’s reportedly moved a whole lot closer to committing.

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Nicolas Cage To Go Vigilante In I Am Wrath

We all love it when Nicolas Cage is allowed to go a little crazy. Sure, he may make some truly terrible script choices, but whenever he is let off the chain and allowed to play angry/strange the results couldn't be more entertaining. Hence why we are very pleased to see that the actor is joining a movie where the plot allows him to do just that.

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Demian Bichir Joins Machete Kills And Trapped

Bichir will join to two thrilling new projects, one being William Friedkin's Trapped, and the other Robert Rodriguez's exploitation-inspired action feature Machete Kills. Sequel to the Danny Trejo-fronted Machete, this soon-to-shoot schlock-fest has the titular hero teaming up with the U.S. government

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Matthew McConaughey Wields A Gun In Poster For Killer Joe

What do Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, a gun, and a bizarre tagline have in common? They are all featured on the poster for William Friedkin’s Killer Joe. Written by Tony Award-winning August Osage County playwright Tracy Letts

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Thomas Hayden Church Cast In We Bought A Zoo And Killer Joe

It's really a shame that Spider-Man 3 wasn't a better movie. Had it been, we likely would be seeing a lot more of Thomas Hayden Church. Showing an incredible amount of potential post-Wings

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Matthew McConaughey And Emile Hirsch Cast In Dark Comedy Killer Joe

This story makes my brain hurt. On the one hand, Hirsch has become a more-than-respectable young actor, performing in films like Milk and Into The Wild. McConaughey, on the other hand,

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