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New Exorcist III Blu-Ray Includes Director’s Cut

One of December’s new Blu-Ray releases from Arrow Video over in the United Kingdom will be William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist III.  Interestingly, the press release sent to me has a 1080p director’s cut listed for the second disc.


  • Two presentations of The Exorcist III: the theatrical cut and the ‘Legion’ director’s cut
  • Original 2.0 stereo audio and optional 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Richard Wells
  • Limited edition booklet with new writing on the film by Lee Gambin, archival articles and reviews


  • 2K restoration of the theatrical cut of The Exorcist III, presented in High Definition
  • New audio commentary by critics Alexandra Heller Nicholas and Josh Nelson
  • Audio interview with writer/director William Peter Blatty
  • Death, Be Not Proud: The Making of The Exorcist III, an in-depth 2016 documentary divided into five chapters:
  • Chapter One: A “Wonderful” Time, an interview with producer Carter DeHaven and members of the supporting cast and production crew
  • Chapter Two: Signs of the Gemini, an interview with actor Brad Dourif
  • Chapter Three: The Devil in the Details, an interview with production designer Leslie Dilley and more
  • Chapter Four: Music for a Padded Cell, an interview with composer Barry De Vorzon
  • Chapter Five: All this Bleeding, interviews about the additional shoot and special effects
  • The Exorcist III: Vintage Interviews, archival interviews with cast and crew members including William Peter Blatty, producer James Robinson, actors George C. Scott, Jason Miller, Grand L. Bush and Ed Flanders
  • The Exorcist III: Vintage Featurette, making-of documentary with onset footage and interviews
  • Deleted scenes, alternate takes and bloopers
  • Image galleries
  • Trailers and TV spots


  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the ‘Legion’ director’s cut, assembled from the best available film and video elements