Al Pacino and Dan Stevens to star in The Ritual

The film will be directed by David Midell, who is best known for helming the thriller The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, starring Frankie and FaisonSteve O'Connell
Al Pacino and Dan Stevens to star in The Ritual

Actors Al Pacino and Dan Stevens are set to headline an exorcism horror film, The Ritual. The film will be directed by David Midell, who is best known for helming the thriller The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, starring Frankie and FaisonSteve O'Connell.

The Ritual is written by Midell, along with Enrico Natale. The film also stars Ashley Greene and Abigail Cowen in significant roles. 

Produced by Andrew Stevens, Mitchell Welch and Natale, The Ritual follows two priests, played by Pacino and Stevens, who join forces to save a young woman through a dangerous exorcism; according to reports, the film is the true story of Emma Schmidt, an American woman who was possessed by a demon and underwent terrifying exorcisms.

Financed by BondIt Media Capital, the film aims to be released in 2025.

Meanwhile, Pacino, who was last seen in Knox Goes Away, has a slew of films in the pipeline, including Modi, helmed by Johnny Depp, In the Hand of Dante, and Killing Castro, among others. On the other hand, Abigail and Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, currently on screens, are Stevens' latest releases, with Among Us and Zero Day in the pipeline.

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