The movie was directed by William Friedkin and starred Linda Blair as Regan.
According to director William Friedkin, this is the strangest occurrence that made him question if the film was genuinely cursed.
After running his own movie blog for over five years, Christopher joined the Screen Rant team in 2018 as a list writer.
In the case of Regan MacNeil, Linda Blair is said to have for the role.
Apparently, after The Exorcist was released, Sydow had a hard time finding work because movie studios thought he was too old to play many roles even though he was only 44.