The sequel to Universal's The Exorcist: Deceiver will debut in 2025

The sequel to Universal’s The Exorcist: Deceiver will debut in 2025

The exorcist – deceiver, the second sequel in a new trilogy from director David Gordon Green, will be widely released on April 18, 2025.

News about the release in 2025 of the second chapter of The exorcist franchise from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions follows the unveiling of the first trailer of The exorcist: believer screening in theaters last weekend behind Universal Pictures’ screenings Oppenheimer.

The trailer, featuring Ellen Burstyn once again battling demons, debuted online Tuesday.

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The first film in a planned trilogy, The exorcist: believer, will be released in theaters on October 13. Also from director Green, the first installment of the trilogy has Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.) raising his daughter, Angela (Lidya Jewett), after his wife died 12 years earlier. A chain of events forces the father to confront the nadir of evil.

For the first time since 1973 The exorcistAcademy Award winner Ellen Burstyn reprises the iconic role of Chris MacNeil in the new trilogy.

William Friedkin directed the original the exorcist, which has since grossed over $441 million, making it the highest-grossing domestic horror film in 48 years. The film told the story of a 12-year-old girl possessed by a mysterious entity and the lengths her mother and two Catholic priests go to in an attempt to save her.

It was adapted from William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel and earned the author an Academy Award for adapted screenplay. The film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, as well as acting nominations for Burstyn, Jason Miller and Linda Blair.

The exorcist: believer also stars Ann Dowd, Jennifer Nettles and Norbert Leo Butz and is based on a screenplay by Peter Sattler and Green, from a story by Scott Teems, Danny McBride and Green.

The film is produced by Jason Blum for Blumhouse and David Robinson and James G. Robinson for Morgan Creek Entertainment. Executive producers are McBride, Green, Stephanie Allain, Ryan Turek and Atilla Yucer.

Universal Pictures will release the Blumhouse/Morgan Creek Entertainment production in association with Rough House Pictures.