Lotus Entertainment has tapped Ed Gass-Donnelly, director of “The Last Exorcism Part II,” to write and direct the sci-fi thriller “Pivot.” The story centers on a scientist inventing a device to pivot…
The Last Exorcism Part II
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CBS Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to "The Last Exorcism Part II" from Studiocanal.