50 years after The Exorcist revolutionized horror and became the first horror film to ever be nominated for best picture at the Academy Awards, the franchise is seeing a return with The Exorcist: Believer. This new chapter follows Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom Jr.), a widowed father who’s raising his daughter Angela (Lidya Jewett) on his own. All is well until Angela and her friend Katherine (Olivia Marcum) mysteriously disappear in the woods one day.
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While authorities suspect a kidnapping at first, the girls surprisingly return three days later with no memory of their time in the woods, how long they’d been there, or what they’ve brought back with them. As a twisted, familiar turn of events unfold, Victor has no other option but to seek out help from the one mother who’s seen it all before — Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn).
The Exorcist: Believer releases in theaters on Oct. 13.