According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Handmaid’s Tale star Ann Dowd has been tapped to join Ellen Burstyn in Universal Pictures and Blumhouse’s forthcoming direct sequel to William Friedkin’s iconic horror film The Exorcist. Further details about the Emmy-winning actress’ character are still being kept under wraps, but she will be featured in the first film in the studios’ planned The Exorcist trilogy, which is currently slated to make its debut on October 13, 2023 in theaters and on Peacock.
Casting for Blumhouse's The Exorcist reboot trilogy is well underway as Ann Dowd (The Handmaid's Tale, Hereditary) boards the horror franchise according to The Hollywood Reporter. She's set to appear in the first film, joining star Leslie Odom Jr. and veteran of the franchise Ellen Burstyn who'll reprise her role as Chris MacNeil. With Halloween reboot director David Gordon Green at the helm, the film looks to kick off a modern resurgence for the horror classic on October 13, 2023.
Click here to read the full article. Aunt Lydia is about to dance with the devil. Ann Dowd is joining the ensemble of “The Exorcist,” which is being billed as both a new take on the demonic possession classic, as well as the first film in a planned trilogy. The veteran character actress, best known for her work as the chilling enforcer of dystopian discipline on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will appear alongside “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn, who is reprising her role from the original film as Chris MacNeil. Blumhouse and Morgan Creek are producing the movie for Universal...
Ann Dowd has joined the first film in the planned The Exorcist trilogy from Blumhouse, Universal, and Morgan Creek Productions. The Emmy winner joins a previously announced cast including Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn, who is reprising her role as Chris MacNeil. David Gordon Green is directing the movie, with Dowd having previously worked with him on the drama Our Brand Is Crisis. Scott Teems, Danny McBride and Green worked on the story with Peter Sattler and Green writing the screenplay. More from The Hollywood Reporter'Mass' Star Ann Dowd and Writer-Director Fran Kranz on How Emotional Film Portrays "the...
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Los Angeles, Aug 3 (SocialNews.XYZ) Hollywood actress Ann Dowd, is the new addition to the cast of 'The Exorcist' movie reboot. She will star opposite already announced Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn who is reprising her role as Chris MacNeil from the original 1973 movie, reports Deadline.
Click here to read the full article. Ann Dowd will star in “The Undertaker’s Children.” The thriller is currently in pre-production. The Exchange will introduce the title to buyers at the upcoming 2022 Cannes Film Market. Dowd stars as a secretive undertaker forced to take in two orphans. When her sinister plan for getting rid of the kids in her care is revealed, the children plan a daring escape and find themselves facing evil forces. Dowd is no stranger to ratcheting up the tension. She is perhaps best known for her role as Aunt Lydia on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” in...
As fun as the classic "star is born" narrative can be, there's something equally satisfying about an actor finally getting the recognition they deserve after a long, distinguished career. Ann Dowd worked for decades in the business before finally earning acclaim (and awards) for her work — and, as anyone who's seen her best-known roles can attest, that recognition is well-deserved. From indie movies like Compliance, to TV shows like The Leftovers, here are nine of Ann Dowd's strongest performances.
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Los Angeles, May 7 (SocialNews.XYZ) Actress Ann Dowd will be starring in the upcoming thriller 'The Undertaker's Children', which is currently in pre-production. The Exchange will introduce the title to buyers at the upcoming 2022 Cannes Film Market, reports 'Variety'.