The veteran producer beforehand labored on each variations of Pricey White Folks, amongst different issues.
Blumhouse has added Stephanie Allain as government producer to the primary installment of their The Exorcist reboot. Allain has been a veteran producer for years. She and her Homegrown Footage produced the film Pricey White Folks and its tv adaptation. Different movies produced by them are Hustle & Movement, One thing New, Black Snake Moan, and Past the Lights, in response to Deadline. Along with French Soiled, Burning Sands, Juanita and Actually Love.
Apart from that, she served because the Director of the LA Movie Competition from 2011 to 2016 earlier than turning into the primary girl of coloration to supply the Academy Awards and function the President of the Producers Guild of America. For the previous, she earned an Emmy nomination for Excellent Selection Particular in 2020.
As a “long-time activist for fairness and belonging,” Allain additionally serves as a member of the next group. As well as, there’s ReFrame, AMPAS, and the Writers Guild of America. Apart from that, Allain additionally sits on the board of American Cinematheque, Producers Guild of America, and Solid & Crew. Along with all her movie and tv work, Allain’s first youngsters’s ebook, I’M IN CHARGE, can be launched in 2024 by Candlewick Press.
What We Know About New Exorcist
The at present untitled Exorcist movie would be the first in a brand new trilogy of legacy sequels to the unique. It will likely be co-written and directed by David Gordon Inexperienced, who beforehand helmed Blumhouse’s Halloween trilogy. Most horror followers most likely hope it will be much less Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends and extra Halloween (2018).
In a earlier interview, Inexperienced had this to say as to how the 2 trilogies relate to at least one one other:
“They’re nothing alike. Halloween is a horror film, it is a slasher film, it is midnight insanity, good time on the films, eat some popcorn. The Exorcist is a really researched drama about f**ked-up issues — spirituality, faith, psychological well being, household — and it is…you may overlap these two in these very completely different subgenres of horror, however the method technically, creatively, may be very completely different.”
Ellen Burstyn is reprising her position as Chris MacNeil, at the very least for the primary installment, and except they kill her off, she’ll probably return for the opposite two, like Jaime Lee Curtis within the Halloween trilogy. Different members of the solid which were introduced are Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night time in Miami), Ann Dowd (Hereditary), Lidya Jewett (Nightbooks), and Jennifer Nettles (Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colours).
“I am so delighted to hitch Blumhouse, DGG, Leslie Odom, Jr., and this exceptional solid and crew on a daunting new iteration of one in all my favourite movies,” stated Allain.
It will be a little bit of an understatement to say that The Exorcist can be a troublesome act to observe. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards, together with Finest Actress for Burnstyn. It was additionally the primary horror film that was nominated for Finest Image. That is regardless of horror sometimes being shut out of main awards, as mentioned earlier this 12 months with Mia Goth and Pearl.