The Pope’s Exorcist captivated audiences with Russel Crowe‘s performance as Father Gabriele Amorth. Now according to Bloody Disgusting, a sequel is in early development. They do expect Crowe to return for the sequel but other than that, they have no concrete details.

The Pope’s Exorcist has made $52 million worldwide so far. Julius Avery directed the film from a script by Evan Spiliotopoulos, Chuck MacLean, Michael Petroni, Chester Hastings, and R. Dean McCreary. The production budget was $18 million, and it’s already made money back for Screen Gems.

Father Gabriele Amorth had a legendary career as a high profile exorcist, so there’s plenty of room for sequels to tell his various stories. His exorcism number is reported to be in the realm of 100,000+.

In The Pope’s Exorcist, “Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican’s leading exorcist, investigates the possession of a child and uncovers a conspiracy the Vatican has tried to keep secret.” It stars Crowe alongisde Franco Nero, Laurel Marsden, Cornell S. John, Peter DeSouza-Feighoney, Alex Essoe, and Daniel Zovatto. Ralph Ineson voices the film’s demon.

Father Gabriele Amorth passed away at the age of 91 in 2016.

We’ll keep you updated on this story as it develops and we get more news about a sequel to The Pope’s Exorcist.

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Source; Bloody Disgusting

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