Sony Pictures has released the official poster, trailer, and release date for the upcoming possession horror-thriller, THE POPE’S EXORCIST. Make sure you check out the trailer below.
Inspired by the actual files of Father Gabriele Amorth, Chief Exorcist of the Vatican (Academy Award®-winner Russell Crowe), the film follows Amorth as he investigates a young boy’s terrifying possession and ends up uncovering a centuries-old conspiracy the Vatican has desperately tried to keep hidden.
THE POPE’S EXORCIST stars Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind), Daniel Zovatto (“Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,” Don’t Breathe), Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes, “Midnight Mass“), and Franco Nero (The Collini Case, Django Unchained).
The film is directed by Julius Avery (Overlord, Son of a Gun). Based on the books “An Exorcist Tells His Story” and “An Exorcist: More Stories” by Fr. Gabriele Amorth, the film’s screenplay was written by Michael Petroni and Evan Spiliotopoulos, with the screen story by Petroni, R. Dean McCreary, and Chester Hastings.
The film23 is produced by Doug Belgrad, Michael Patrick Kaczmarek, and Jeff Katz. Executive producing the film is Jo Homewood, Sophie Cassidy, and Edward J. Siebert, SJ.
THE POPE’S EXORCIST will be released exclusively in theaters on April 14, 2023.
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