Lionsgate has released the first trailer for the upcoming Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, Hostel) – produced horror film The Last Exorcism starring Patrick Fabian, Louis Herthum, Caleb Landry Jones, Ashley Bell, Iris Bahr and Tony Bentley.
When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy.
Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate believers with their money, Cotton and his crew plan to film a confessionary documentary of this, his last exorcism. But upon arriving at the already blood drenched family farm, it is soon clear that nothing could have prepared him for the true evil he encounters there. Now, too late to turn back, Reverend Marcus’ own beliefs are shaken to the core when he and his crew must find a way to save Nell – and themselves – before it is too late.
The horror movie is written by Huck Botko & Andrew Gurland and directed by Daniel Stamm. Strike Entertainment and Studiocanal present an Arcade Pictures production.
The Last Exorcism is due out in theatres on August 27, 2010.