May 22, 2024 3:45 am

Mike Flanagan May Direct the Next Exorcist Sequel
Mike Flanagan May Direct the Next Exorcist Sequel

Mike Flanagan May Direct the Next Exorcist Sequel

News came on May 1, 2024, that Mike Flanagan was joining the production of the indie horror film Shelby Oaks as an executive producer, and now word has come that he is also in talks to direct the next Exorcist film for Blumhouse and Universal. Flanagan is the writer/director behind the Stephen King adaptations of Geralds Game and Doctor Sleep, as well as the creator behind the Netflix hits The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and The Fall of the House of Usher. He helmed the limited series masterpiece, Midnight Mass, and his current film, The Life of Chuck, (another Stephen King adaptation), wrapped filming in November 2023, and is currently in post-production.

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​Flanagan is the writer/director behind many Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe adaptations, and could be the man to get The Exorcist back on track. Read More