Midsommar filmmaker Ari Aster confirms his director's cut will include 30 ...

Midsommar filmmaker Ari Aster confirms his Blu-ray director's cut will include 30 minutes of new footage

By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com

Published: 06:27 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 06:28 BST, 12 July 2019

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A24's critically-acclaimed horror film Midsommar is still in theaters, winning rave reviews from fans and critics alike, who will get to see an even longer version soon.

Midsommar writer-director Ari Aster held a Reddit AMA on Thursday, where he was asked about a potential director's cut, and reports that he had to cut a whopping 80 minutes from the theatrical cut, which spanned a lengthy 147 minutes.

Aster was asked if the director's cut will be 'part of the film' and not just a special feature, while the director responded by saying the extended cut will have a half hour of new footage.

Longer Midsommar: A24's critically-acclaimed horror film Midsommar is still in theaters, winning rave reviews from fans and critics alike, who will get to see an even longer version soon

Longer Midsommar: A24's critically-acclaimed horror film Midsommar is still in theaters, winning rave reviews from fans and critics alike, who will get to see an even longer version soon

'Working on extended cut now. Won't be 1 hr 20 mins longer, but will be at least 30 mins longer,' Aster said.

Another fan also asked if the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) gave them any trouble for a scene involving Jack Reynor having an erection.

'Yes, we had an NC-17 for 6 weeks. Lots of back-and-forth with them,' Aster said.

Reynor: Another fan also asked if the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) gave them any trouble for a scene involving Jack Reynor (right) having an erection

Reynor: Another fan also asked if the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) gave them any trouble for a scene involving Jack Reynor (right) having an erection

Another fan noted how Aster's first film, the 2018 critically-acclaimed thriller Hereditary was so dark, and, conversely, Midsommar was so bright, shot primarily in

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