“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” director Rupert Wyatt has been set to direct the pilot for “The Exorcist,” Fox’s upcoming TV series adaptation of Willam Peter Blatty’s novel.
Like the book and the famed William Friedkin-directed film, the story follows two men who must face one family’s case of demonic possession. The new take will set it in contemporary times
Jeremy Slater (“Fantastic Four,” “The Lazarus Effect”) has penned the script. Wyatt will executive produce with Slater, James Robinson, David Robinson and Barbara Wall.
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