Brooke Shields to star in `The Exorcist Play`

Los Angeles: Actress Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain are bringing horror classic ‘The Exorcist’ to the stage.

In the new adaptation, Shields will take on the part of Chris MacNeil while Chamberlain will play priest Father Merrin, reports a website.

Ellen Burstyn and Max von Sydow originally starred in those roles in the cult 1973 film.

‘The Exorcist’ will open at Geffen Playhouse here July 11.