August 16, 2022

Russell Crowe is ready to play the real-life equal of John Constantine in his subsequent movie, The Pope’s Exorcist, per The Hollywood Reporter.

The supernatural thriller will star Crowe because the late Father Gabriele Amorth, the Italian priest who claimed to have carried out properly over 100,000 exorcisms for the Vatican earlier than his loss of life in 2016 at 91 years previous. It can draw from Amorth’s memoirs An Exorcist Tells His Story and An Exorcist: Extra Tales, together with different detailed accounts of his demon-excising exploits that he left behind.

The Pope’s Exorcist might be directed by Julius Avery, who’s finest recognized for the 2018 Nazi zombie movie Overlord. The film has been within the works at Display screen Gems for a number of years, as evidenced by all of the fingers which have touched the script. The present iteration is penned by Evan Spiliotopoulos (Charlie’s AngelsMagnificence and the Beast) with revisions by Chuck MacLean, which is in flip primarily based on an authentic draft by Chester Hastings and R. Dean McCreary that was revised by Michael Petroni.

Manufacturing on The Pope’s Exorcist is deliberate to start in September.

Crowe actually isn’t missing for tasks for the time being. He’ll quickly be a part of the MCU as Zeus in Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder, out July eighth, and has two extra motion pictures on the best way: Peter Farrelly’s struggle drama The Best Beer Run Ever and Poker Face, which he directed, wrote, and can star in. After that, Crowe will play a at the moment unknown character within the Sony Universe of Marvel Characters film Kraven the Hunter.

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