Inspired by true events, The Rite follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While in Rome, he meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith. Directed by Mikael Håfström (1408), The Rite is a supernatural thriller that uncovers the devil’s reach to even one of the holiest places on Earth. The film stars Oscar® winner Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs, Wolfman), Colin O’Donoghue in his feature film debut, Alice Braga (Predators), Ciarán Hinds (HBO’s Rome, upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Toby Jones (Frost/Nixon, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) and Rutger Hauer (Batman Begins, Blade Runner). The Rite is released nationwide on 25th Feburay 2011