The original movie was released in 1968 and was a box office hit despite issues with how to market and release it due to the demonic undertones. In 2014, NBC aired the mini-series. Fans and critics were divided over certain differences between the 1968 movie and the 2014 mini-series. Many felt that the updated version lacked the suspense and overall psychological affect from the original. NBC did in fact add a new spin to its version. But does different mean worse? For starters, the main actress had an ethnicity change. Mia Farrow was the original actress and Zoe Saldana, a woman of color, was passed the torch.
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