The Exorcist: Deceiver Announces Release Date – All You Need to Know

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By Black Widow

David Gordon Green, known for revitalizing the Halloween franchise, is now set to bring new life to another horror legend with his upcoming sequel, The Exorcist: Deceiver.

Following the success of his Halloween trilogy, Green plans to ignore previous The Exorcist-related lore and continue the story from the 1973 original.

The second film in his hopeful trilogy, The Exorcist: Deceiver, is scheduled to hit theaters on April 18, 2025. A thrilling trailer for the first installment, The Exorcist: Believer, has been released, teasing intense horror and suspense.

The Exorcist: Deceiver Release Date

Revealed David Gordon Green’s much-anticipated sequel, ‘The Exorcist: Deceiver,’ will continue the chilling narrative of the 1973 horror classic.

After the success of Green’s Halloween trilogy, the decision to disregard previous The Exorcist-based lore has generated excitement among fans. The movie is slated to release in theaters on April 18, 2025.

The Unsettling Trailer for The Exorcist: Believer

The trailer for the first installment in Green’s trilogy, The Exorcist: Believer, debuted during the screenings of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer.

The trailer promises a fresh wave of shock and gore as it follows the story of Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom Jr.), a troubled father seeking help for his daughter Angela (Lidya Jewett) and her friend Katherine (Olivia Marcum), who displays sinister behavior after getting lost in the woods for three days.

Turning to Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn), the desperate parents seek aid from the protagonist of the original film.

Cast and Potential Return of Linda Blair

Alongside the talented cast, including Jennifer Nettles, Ann Dowd, Okwui Okpokwasili, and Raphael Sbarge, Ellen Burstyn reprises her iconic role as Chris MacNeil. However, the involvement of Linda Blair, who portrayed Regan in the original film, in Green’s upcoming sequels remains uncertain.

The Enduring Legacy of The Exorcist

The Exorcist, adapted from the William Peter Blatty novel, has earned its place among horror classics and secured an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, making it the first of its kind to receive such recognition.

As the film approaches its 50th anniversary, Universal Pictures plans to release it in 4K, Blu-ray, and digital formats, giving audiences a chance to relive the chilling experience.

With the revelation of The Exorcist: Deceiver’s release date, fans eagerly await David Gordon Green’s continuation of the legendary horror franchise. The trailer for the first film, ‘The Exorcist: Believer,’ promises a terrifying experience with an exceptional cast and a return to the haunting atmosphere of the original 1973 film.

As the franchise’s legacy endures, Universal Pictures prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of ‘The Exorcist’ with a special re-release.