More details have been revealed about Sony Screen gems interesting take on Exorcisms in The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel, which is inspired by true events (and we all know what that really means). Read on for a synopsis and cast details…
Variety writes, “Laura Linney and Tom Wilkinson are set to star in “The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel,” a drama inspired by true events that will be directed by Scott Derrickson for Screen Gems.
Derrickson wrote the script with Paul Boardman; the pic is a co-production between Firm Films and Lakeshore.
Linney will play an attorney who defends a Catholic priest (Wilkinson) who has been charged with the negligent homicide of a 19-year-old girl whose exorcism he presided over. The case reawakens faith in the lawyer. Shooting begins in November in Vancouver.”