Exorcist 25th Anniversary Edition – the details

Warner Home Video are currently working on “25th Anniversary Special Edition” for William Friedkin’s The Exorcist that has been announced for a DVD release on September 29. Now details regarding this spectacular release have been unveiled. Different versions of this “Special Edition” will apear on video and a very special version, the one with the most supplements will only be available on DVD, as you might have guessed already. The disc will contain an introduction by Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin himself, as well as “The Fear of God: The Making of The Exorcist”. This expanded 75-minute featurette is a new documentary produced by the BBC specifically for the film’s 25th anniversary edition, featuring more than 11 minutes of never-before-seen footage. This version of the documentary will be available on DVD only! It also contains new interviews with Friedkin and best-selling author William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel on which “The Exorcist” is based, as well as new interviews with the film’s stars. To round this package up, the disc will also contain additional trailers and TV Spots as well as running length commentary tracks. The new “25th Anniversary Special Edition” DVD will clock in at approximately 220 minutes and carries a suggested retail price of $24.98. So get ready, as this disc might be the DVD-event of the year!

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