While William Friedkin isn't primarily known as a "genre" director, he did make what is arguably one of the scariest movies ever with The Exorcist. And even though the movie is now nearly 40 years old, I still always find discussions about it to continue to be fascinating.
It looks like Nicolas Cage could be teaming up with The Exorcist director William Friedkin. Emmett/Furla Films has signed Nic Cage to I Am Wrath and Friedkin is said to be interested in Cage’s new action-thriller as a follow up to his most recent project Killer Joe.
In William Friedkin’s newest film, Killer Joe, Matthew McConaughey plays the titular Joe, a dirty cop who moonlights as a hitman. Emile Hirsch plays Chris, the kid who hires Joe to kill his mom, so he and his sister can collect on her life insurance policy and Chris can pay off his gambling debts. Sound pretty straight forward?
Killer Joe isn’t your typical “horror” film, but it sure is horrific: Chris (played by Emile Hirsch) hires a dirty cop/hitman (the eponymous J