News Eduardo Sanchez Wants To Release An Extended Cut Of ‘The Blair Witch Project’ Published 4 years ago on September 6, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet With the upcoming release of Adam Wingard’s Blair Witch on September 16th, it seems that a lot of interest for the Blair Witch franchise has risen up again. Co-director on the original Blair Witch Project Eduardo Sanchez is keen on bringing us fans an extended cut of the 1999 film, which could create some interest in a possible franchise revival with more sequels, or even, dare I say it, a remake. Sanchez had the following to say on a recent Found Footage Files podcast: “In a couple of weeks I could probably take the original movie and edit a longer version. I know the fans are like ‘everybody wants to see it’ … it would be cool to do, honestly. I wouldn’t hesitate to do that if Lionsgate Films hired me. I think it would be a lot of fun. Start a petition … if I can get enough interest from the fans, I can bring it to Lionsgate Films’ attention.” If you would like to see this cut of the film get a release, go to the petition page and make it happen. I just checked the page myself and it’s beginning to build numbers with 968 signatures, including Paranormal Activity director Oren Peli. Related Topics:Adam WingardBlair WitchEduardo SanchezHeather DonahueLionsgateThe Blair Witch Project Up Next Lucas Gets Taken By The ‘Child Eater’ In This Eerie Trailer Don't Miss Kubrick And Carpenter Films Screening At BFI Southbank, London, In October/November Advertisement You may like [Trailer] Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson Team to Solve Grisly Murders in ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’ Lionsgate Releasing ‘The Gallows Act II’ on Blu-Ray This Christmas Eve Lionsgate Releasing ‘John Wick 3’ on 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray This September Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Gets New Poster Artwork and Official Release Date! E3 (2019) Announcement: Watch the Eerie Trailer for New ‘Blair Witch’ Video Game Watch the Haunting Trailer for ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Scream Factory Bringing Stephen King’s ‘Graveyard Shift’ to Blu-Ray for the First Time in the US News3 days ago ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ and ‘Morbius’ Delayed Until 2021 News4 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News4 days ago Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund Ready For New Take on Character News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer Arriving in June? Possible World Premiere at TIFF This September News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 weeks ago Director Damien Leone Promises That ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to “Blow Your Fucking Minds” News2 weeks ago Nick Castle Bravely Leaves Home to Record ADR Breathing Sounds for ‘Halloween Kills’ News4 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News4 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News1 month ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times News1 month ago Poster and Teaser Trailer Arrives for Director Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!