Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles has been cast in the new version of The Exorcist.
This upcoming new version of The Exorcist is reportly the first installment in the new horror trilogy.
“Hello Fam! Been missing me? I have been missing you and wanted to tell you where I’ve been!” Nettles announced on social media. “I have been absolutely, beside myself, giddy to share this with you and I finally can. I am proud beyond words to get to be a part of this amazing project, cast, crew, production and legacy.”
“Getting to partner with @blumhouse @roughhousepictures and to collaborate with these fantastic folks is a dream for any story teller,” she added. “I can’t wait to tell you more.. but I’ll have to!”
Although the exact details of her role haven’t been revealed, Nettles will be joining a big cast that includes Leslie Odom Jr., Ann Dowd, Lidya Jewett and Ellen Burstyn. Burstyn is returning in her role as Chris MacNeil from the original version released in 1973.
The 2023 version of The Exorcist is a fresh interpretation of the horror classic and is being produced by Blumhouse and Morgan Creek for Universal and Peacock. The first film in the trilogy will be released in theaters on October 13.
David Gordon Green is set to direct the first film in the new trilogy, which will be penned by Peter Sattler and Green.
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