‘The Exorcist’ to be remade into TV series

London, Nov 17 (Inditop.com) Classic horror movie “The Exorcist” is now being remade into a new TV mini-series.

Directed by William Friedkin, the 1973 film is about a young girl possessed by a demon. It was based on William Blatty’s book of the same name.

Now, 36 years after the movie’s release, the author has revealed that a small screen version is in the works and Friedkin has agreed to take charge, reports contactmusic.com.

Blatty refused to divulge any further details, but has been quoted as saying: “Billy Friedkin has agreed to direct.”

“The Exorcist” had received 10 Oscar nominations when it was released and walked away with the award for best adapted screenplay and best sound.