'The Rite' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The supernatural thriller inspired by true events will be summoned to Blu-ray in May.

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema has revealed 'The Rite' is headed to Blu-ray on May 17.

The film is directed by Mikael Håfström and stars Anthony Hopkins as a renowned exorcist who takes a young seminary apprentice under his wing.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include additional scenes.

The Blu-ray will also include an exclusive alternate ending and The Rite: Soldier of God – meet Father Gary Thomas, the Vatican-ordained exorcist whose life story inspired the film.

This release will also include a DVD and digital copy of the film.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $35.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Rite' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 17.

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The Rite (Blu-ray)
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