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bichir

(ˈbɪtʃɜː)
n
an African freshwater fish with an elongated body
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The 43-year-old wife of actor Demian Bichir, 55, was reportedly found weighed down in the pool at the Sherman Oaks home they shared on April 12.
War veteran and priest Father Burke (Demian Bichir), is charged with investigating the "unusual phenomena associated with Catholicism" in this creaky horror devoid of reasons to bite a nail.
Priest Father Burke (Demian Bichir) has a remit to investigate "unusual phenomena associated with Catholicism" and he travels to London to convene with Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga), who will assist his inquiries.
The Nun employs familiar tropes to pit a battlescarred holy man (Demian Bichir) and a fresh-faced postulant (Taissa Farmiga, above) against ancient evil, which assumes myriad forms and heralds its approach by inverting crucifixes.
Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) and priest Father Burke (Demian Bichir) are sent to Romania by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun and confront the demonic Valak (Bonnie Aarons).
Demian Bichir is Father Burke, her superior, who at one point is confronted with a glowering demonic ghost-boy, then a giant snake shoots out from the boy's mouth and knocks Burke into an empty grave, burying him alive; "There is a powerful evil presence in this place," he opines, hilariously, when Irene finally manages to dig him out.
Acting as her tutor and surrogate fatherfigure is Demian Bichir as Father Burke, and they're joined by an amorous French-Canadian farmerturned-local guide.
Novitiate Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga, above) experiences disturbing visions of the nun and the Vatican dispatches her to Romania in the company of experienced priest Father Burke (Demian Bichir).
Based on a script by Gary Dauberman, The Nun employs familiar tropes to pit a battle-scarred holy man (Demian Bichir) and a fresh-faced postulant (Taissa Farmiga) against ancient evil, which can assume myriad forms and heralds its approach by inverting crucifixes.
Helmed by Corin Hardy, the film boasts of an ensemble cast including Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu, Bonnie Aarons, and Jonny Coyne.
Director Corin Hardy cast Demian Bichir as Father Burke after following the actor's career since his role as Fidel Castro in director Steven Soderbergh's 'Che.' Bichir calls his character in the film, Father Burke, 'the James Bond of soul savers, saving the world one soul at a time.' Hardy has said that Burke is the 'Dirty Harry of exorcists.'
News of Bowlby's addition to the cast comes a few days after (http://deadline.com/2018/02/titans-bruno-bichir-cast-the-chief-dc-live-action-series-1202289194/) Deadline revealed that "Narcos" alum Bruno Bichir will portray the recurring role of The Chief, aka Dr.