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William Friedkin promotes his memoir; ‘The Friedkin Connection’ released

William Friedkin and William Peter Blatty have a discussion on the set of The Exorcist

From speaking his mind in interviews, talking passionately about the film industry or even peddling rumours of a cursed set on The Exorcist, Hollywood Director William Friedkin has always had a way with words, so it’s understandable there’s intrigue surrounding the release of his memoir.  The book is titled The Friedkin Connection and was released …

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WATCH: Mercedes McCambridge on her role in The Exorcist

Mercedes McCambridge

For years it has been a commonly known piece of Exorcist trivia, actress Mercedes McCambridge provided the voice of the demon in The Exorcist. Technically correct. However, Mercedes herself doesn’t appreciate when people make it sound so simple: “That drives me crazy, when people say, “you were the voice in …

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Great new interviews with Linda Blair

Linda Blair promo image for Exorcist II: The Heretic

New cable network FEARnet are set to celebrate 40 years of The Exorcist by screening the film and all of its sequels/prequels this Sunday 17 Feb, starting at 2pm. To promote the marathon they’ve enlisted the help of Linda Blair who spoke to web outlets recently. (Sadly, our little Exorcist-based …

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Tweeters #askregan, Linda Blair replies

FEARnet knows it’s an excellent day year for an exorcism, as they began celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Exorcist on Wednesday with a live Twitter Q&A with Linda Blair. Followers submitted questions with the hashtag #askregan. For any die-hard Exorcist fans following the conversation, nothing we don’t already know about the …

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Blatty reveals new documentary for 40th Anniversary Blu-ray

Cover Art For The Exorcist 40th Anniversary Blu-ray

I’m looking forward to bringing Exorcist fans a plethora of goodies throughout 2013 in celebration of The Exorcist’s 40th Anniversary. I’m extremely excited for the greatest horror film of all time to reach this milestone. The key item coming our way is a brand new Blu-ray from Warner Brothers and fans might …

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BBC Radio 4 to air The Exorcist in 2013

Sharon (Kitty Winn) tunes in to the radio to drown out the exorcism taking place

In 1973 William Friedkin tapped the unique vocal tones of Mercedes McCambridge to provide the voice of possessed Regan MacNeil in The Exorcist. A talented and experienced voice actor, McCambridge gargled raw eggs and chain-smoked while strapped to a chair to achieve the infamous demonic voice we know today. 40 …

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Watch: The Exorcist With Puppets

The Exorcist with Puppets

Just when you thought you’d seen it all. One of the finest Exorcist parodies has arrived online, ladies and demons: The Exorcist With Puppets is a must-see. Yes, …with puppets! These may be cute little bundles of fur but make no mistake, the production quality here is extraordinary and actually …

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Possessed Regan and possessed boy

Any production being consumed by mainstream media that even remotely revolves around demonic possession might as well face the fact: it is destined to be compared to The Exorcist. After 40 years, William Friedkin’s masterpiece remains the measuring stick for anything to do with demonic possession, exorcisms and the dramatic …

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