This is the first in a new trilogy and it’s a direct sequel to the first “Exorcist” film from 1973. Ellen Burstyn returns as Chris MacNeil. She’s the mother of Regan, you know, the 12-year-old girl who was possessed in the original.
It takes place 50 years later in the present-day. Two young girls become possessed after wandering into the woods. And the father of one of the girls contacts Regan’s mom for help, since she went through a similar experience.
It stars Leslie Odom Junior, Ann Dowd from “The Handmaid’s Tale”, and Jennifer Nettles of the country duo Sugarland.
Peter Dinklage stars as an opera composer going through a writer’s block. His psychiatrist wife Anne Hathaway suggests he goes for a walk to get inspiration. Then he meets tugboat captain Marisa Tomei and has a one-night stand.
He uses that experience to complete his opera, and depicts her as a psychotic serial killer in it. But he then suffers the consequences when she begins to stalk him.