Grady Hendrix is one of the most prolific modern horror writers out there. His second novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, is getting an adaptation from Amazon Prime Video coming on September 30th, 2022. The novel, which is set in the ’80s during the “satanic panic” follows two high-school friends that get involved with demonic possession
My Best Friend’s Exorcism stars Elsie Fisher (Eight Grade, Texas Chainsaw Massacre) alongside Amiah Miller, Cathy Ang, and Rachel Ogechi Kanu. Damon Thomas (Penny Dreadful) is directing the film with a script from Jenna Lamia. Here’s the official synopsis from Amazon Prime Video:
The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act…different. She’s moody. She’s irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she’s nearby. Abby’s investigation leads her to some startling discoveries—and by the time their story reaches its terrifying conclusion, the fate of Abby and Gretchen will be determined by a single question: Is their friendship powerful enough to beat the devil?
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