Tuesday, January 26

Anthony Hopkins Has ‘The Rite’ Stuff in New Exorcism Trailer

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Swedish director Mikael Håfström’s (‘1408’, ‘Drowning Ghost’) new exorcism related tale ‘The Rite’ is currently in post-production. But it seems they have enough footage for the new trailer which has just arrived online. The ‘inspired by true events’ flick stars the legendary Sir Anthony Hopkins as Father Lucas, an unorthodox priest, who introduces skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (played by Irish actor Colin O’Donoghue) to the darker side of his faith as he reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vativan. Alice Braga (below), Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer, Chris Marquette, Franco Nero, Toby Jones, Torrey DeVitto, Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Marta Gastini round off the main cast. Check out the trailer below.

“The Rite centers on a disillusioned American seminary student who attends exorcism school at the Vatican and ultimately finds his faith through encounters with demonic forces.”

You can also check out the hi-def trailer for ‘The Rite’ over at Apple.

The Rite – Trailer

‘The Rite’ will be possessing theatres stateside come 28 January 2011. And it raises the question, have we had enough of exorcism movies yet, or hungry for more?

Alice Braga Dances With the Devil in ‘The Rite’
Alice Braga Dances With the Devil in 'The Rite'

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