David Wingo (Barry, The Report, Mayans, M.C.Kidding) has teamed up with writer/director & composer Amman Abbasi (Dayveon) to score the upcoming supernatural horror movie The Exorcist: Believer. The film is directed by David Gordon Green (Halloween, Pineapple Express) and stars Leslie Odom, Jr., Ann Dowd, Norbert Leo Butz, Jennifer Nettles, Olivia Marcum, Lidya Jewett, as well as Ellen Burstyn who is reprising her role as Chris MacNeil from William Friedkin’s Academy Award-wining original 1973 original movie. The sequel follows a father who – after his daughter and her friend disappear in the woods, only to return three days later – has to confront the nadir of evil to find out what happened to them.Gordon Green also co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Sattler (Camp X-Ray) based on a story by Scott Teems (The Quarry, Halloween Kills), Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down, The Righteous Gemstones) and himself. Jason Blum (Get Out, Insidious) is producing the project for Blumhouse, alongside David Robinson (Dead Ringers, Dream House) and James G. Robinson (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Good Shepherd) for Morgan Creek Entertainment. Wingo has previously collaborated with Gordon Green on numerous features, including George Washington, All the Real Girls, Joe, Manglehorn, Prince Avalanche and Our Brand Is Crisis. The Exorcist: Believer will be released in theaters nationwide on October 6, 2023 by Universal Pictures.

Wingo has also recently scored the drama The Bikeriders written and directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, Michael Shannon, Tom Hardy, Mike Faist, Boyd Holbrook, Beau Knapp, Damon Herriman, Emory Cohen, Karl Glusman, Toby Wallace and Norman Reedus. The movie is inspired by the book of the same title by Danny Lyon and follows the rise of a fictional Midwestern motorcycle club. Sarah Green (The Tree of Life, Frida), Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister, Honey Boy) and Arnon Milchan (The Revenant, Birdman) are producing the New Regency and TriStar Pictures production. Wingo has previously scored Nichols’ last four features, Take Shelter, Mud, Midnight Special and Loving. The drama just premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last week and is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 1 by 20th Century Studios.