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Netflix’s The Exorcist is getting a reboot starring a teen star

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According to what the portal disclosed deadlinethe young actress Lidya Jewett was recently cast as the lead in the reboot of The Exorcist, a project that Blumhouse Productions has been developing in partnership with Universal Pictures for Peacock. Thus, Jewett joins Leslie Odom Jr., Ann Dowd and Ellen Burstyn – from the 1973 film – who had already been announced earlier.

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Scheduled to be directed by David Gordon Green, the production will be set years after the frightening possession seen in the original feature film, released in the mid-1970s and currently available on HBO Max. According to what has been disclosed so far, for the reboot to happen, the rights to William Peter Blatty’s work were acquired for about $ 400 million.

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Everything indicates that the practical work with the filming should start very soon, mainly because there is an expectation of release for the month of October of this year.

Lidya Jewett as Yasmin in the film Creepy Nights (2021). (Netflix/Playback)Source: Netflix

please note that The Exorcist, from 1973, represents a milestone in horror films, having grossed over $441 million at the box office. It was also the first genre film to get an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

Lidya Jewett: learn more about the actress who will star in the new The Exorcist

Born in January 2007, currently Lidya Jewett is 16 years old. However, in her short period of activity, she has been in more than 15 audiovisual productions, including appearances in films, series and other television programs. Abroad, she is known for being part of WITS Academy, a Nickelodeon show.

In addition, she can be recognized by some works that have been released globally by Netflix. In the world of films, among his most notorious credits is the feature creepy nights (Nightbooksin the original), directed by David Yarovesky and produced by Sam Raimi in 2021 for Netflix.

In addition to Sam Raimi’s production, she was part of another series of feature films on the streaming service. The actress is also present in ivy and bean (2022), also from Netflix, and its special sequels: Ivy and Bean Join the Dance and Ivy and Bean: The Bathroom Ghost.

(Netflix/Playback)(Netflix/Playback)Source: Netflix

Other important participations include the films Stars Beyond Time (2017), Extraordinary (2017), black Panther (2018) and dark minds (2018), together with the series good girlsfrom NBC, Grey’s Anatomyfrom ABC, and campedfrom the Disney Channel.

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