Russell Crowe Updates on ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Sequel; A Trilogy Planned?

Academy Award winner Russell Crowe plays real-life exorcist Gabriele Amorth in The Pope’s Exorcist, which made an impressive $76 million in theaters last year and shot to the top of Netflix’s streaming charts in the wake of its theatrical release. We had learned almost exactly one year ago that Screen Gems was working on a sequel, but […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Starring Russell Crowe Is the #1 Movie on Netflix Right Now

Brought to the big screen by Sony earlier this year, The Pope’s Exorcist was quietly a box office hit back in April, scaring up $76 million worldwide on a production budget of just $18 million. We’ve heard that a sequel is already in early development, and Sony is surely thrilled to hear that the Russell […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – Russell Crowe Exorcism Movie Vespas Onto Blu-ray in June

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced today that this year’s horror hit The Pope’s Exorcist is headed to Digital on May 30, followed by Blu-ray and DVD on June 13. Inspired by the actual files of Father Gabriele Amorth, Chief Exorcist of the Vatican (Academy Award®-winner Russell Crowe; 2000, Best Actor, Gladiator), The Pope’s Exorcist […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – Russell Crowe Battles Demonic Evil at Home TOMORROW

Academy Award winner Russell Crowe plays real-life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth in The Pope’s Exorcist, which will be available to watch at home beginning this week. The Pope’s Exorcist hits at-home PVOD ($24.99) on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Screen Gems may very well have a hit franchise on their hands with The Pope’s Exorcist, as Bloody Disgusting recently learned […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Sequel in Early Development! [Exclusive]

Academy Award winner Russell Crowe plays real-life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth in The Pope’s Exorcist, the brand new horror movie from director Julius Avery (Overlord). The Screen Gems horror movie has thus far scared up $52 million worldwide, and Bloody Disgusting can exclusively report that a sequel to The Pope’s Exorcist is now in early […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Review – Russell Crowe Is the Saving Grace in Generic Exorcism Horror Movie

The Pope’s Exorcist draws basis from the books An Exorcist Tells His Story and An Exorcist: More Stories, penned by Catholic priest and exorcist Gabriele Amorth. Screenwriters Michael Petroni (The Rite) and Evan Spiliotopoulos (The Unholy), along with director Julius Avery (Overlord), eschew the biopic approach when exploring Amorth’s tenure as an exorcist in favor of a by-the-books horror movie. Russell Crowe is the sole saving grace in […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – Bloody Disgusting’s Boo Crew Podcast Gets Exorcised by Russell Crowe

Grab your crucifix and rosary for the all-new episode of The Boo Crew! The Pope’s Exorcist is in theaters everywhere on Friday, and this week we are joined by Oscar-winning storyteller Russell Crowe. We crack open the case files of the real-life chief exorcist of the Vatican, Father Gabriele Amorth, who performed over 100 thousand […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – Russell Crowe Discusses the Importance of Being an Exorcist in New Clip

The return of The Exorcist film franchise isn’t the only exorcism horror on the way here in 2023. Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is back with The Pope’s Exorcist, and Fandango has debuted a clip from the movie today. Additionally, tickets are now on sale. In the clip, which you’ll find below, Father Amorth (Russell Crowe) meets […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Trailer – Russell Crowe Battles Demons on April 14th

Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist on April 14, and the first official trailer has arrived this morning. Watch the official trailer for The Pope’s Exorcist below. Bloody Disgusting recently reported that Ralph Ineson (The Witch, The Green Knight) has joined Russell Crowe in the film. Ineson has been […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – First Footage from Rated “R” Horror Movie Starring Russell Crowe

Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist this coming April, and Fandango has debuted first-look footage today. Additionally, Fandango has let us know this afternoon that the official trailer for The Pope’s Exorcist will debut tomorrow, February 22. Watch a featurette below while you wait. Bloody […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ Starring Russell Crowe Has Been Rated “R” for “Violent Content” and “Some Nudity”

The return of The Exorcist film franchise isn’t the only exorcism horror on the way here in 2023. Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist later this year, and the film from Screen Gems has now been rated. The Pope’s Exorcist is rated “R” for… “Violent […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ – First Look at Russell Crowe as Real-Life Exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth

Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist, with Russell Crowe starring as real life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth. The film is now in production. Check out your first look above and expect more soon. From Sony’s Screen Gems, The Pope’s Exorcist is based on real-life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, […]

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Alex Essoe and Daniel Zovatto Join Russell Crowe in ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ from ‘Overlord’ Director

Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist, and more casting news has been revealed by Deadline this afternoon. From Sony’s Screen Gems, The Pope’s Exorcist is based on real-life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, “the legendary Italian priest who performed over 100,000 exorcisms for the Vatican.” Russell Crowe is starring […]

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‘The Pope’s Exorcist’: Russell Crowe Starring in Horror Movie from ‘Overlord’ Director

Julius Avery, the director of 2018’s Overlord, is heading back into the horror genre with The Pope’s Exorcist, and The Wrap reports this afternoon that Russell Crowe will star. From Sony’s Screen Gems, The Pope’s Exorcist is based on real-life exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth, “the legendary Italian priest who performed over 100,000 exorcisms for the […]

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‘Kraven the Hunter’ Movie Casts Russell Crowe Alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson

J.C. Chandor (A Most Violent Year) is on board to direct Sony’s Kraven the Hunter movie, with Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Avengers: Age of Ultron) recently cast to play the title character. THR reports today that Russell Crowe has now signed on as well. THR notes in their latest report, “Story details, including Crowe’s role, are being kept in […]

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