The Roommate Moves in on Blu-ray and DVD

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The home video moment you’ve been waiting for all year is nearly upon us. That’s right, kids, The Roommate is making its way to both DVD and Blu-ray. Please for the love of all that is holy, try and contain yourselves!

From the Press Release
Sometimes…murder can really ruin a friendship. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment terrifying new thriller THE ROOMMATE, debuts on Blu-ray and DVD May 17, 2011. Leighton Meester (TV’s “Gossip Girl,” Country Strong) leads a hot young cast, including Minka Kelly (TV’s “Friday Night Lights,”), Cam Gigandet (Burlesque, Priest) and Aly Michalka (TV’s “Hellcats,” Easy A), in this spine-tingling tale of a co-ed (Kelly) who becomes the deadly obsession of her new roommate (Meester). Directed by Christian E. Christiansen, THE ROOMMATE is a taut thriller full of nail-biting suspense and shocking twists that’s had audiences on the edge of their seats all winter long. Now, the terror moves in on Blu-ray and DVD, featuring hours of killer bonus features!

Bonus features on the Blu-ray and DVD include Commentary with Director Christian E. Christiansen, Alternate Opening Sequence and Deleted Scenes. Additional features “Obsession: The Making of The Roommate,” highlighting the development, casting and production of the film; “The Roommate: Next Generation of Stars,” featuring interviews with the film’s cast of rising stars; and “Dressing Dangerously,” focusing on the film’s unique fashions. Exclusively available on THE ROOMMATE Blu-ray is the BD-Live™ enabled movieIQ®, which allows viewers to access live trivia information about the movie’s cast, crew, music while watching the movie

THE ROOMMATE will be priced to own at $34.95 SRP (BD) and $28.95 SRP (DVD).

She’s cute. She’s loyal. She’s psychotic. And, unfortunately for college freshman Sara (Kelly), she’s her new roommate. When Sara arrives at school, she finds new romance with Stephen (Gigandet) and forms a fast friendship with her roommate Rebecca (Meester). What begins as camaraderie soon turns creepy, and Sara comes face-to-face with the terrifying realization that her new best friend is obsessive, unbalanced…and maybe even a killer!

THE ROOMMATE marks the screenwriting debut of producer Sonny Mallhi (The Strangers, Shutter). It was produced by Doug Davison (The Grudge, The Ring) and Roy Lee (The Grudge, The Ring). Executive producers are Beau Marks (Mardi Gras, Straw Dogs) and Sonny Mallhi. The film co-stars Billy Zane (Sniper: Reloaded, Titanic), Danneel Harris (The Back-Up Plan, Fired Up!), Frances Fisher (Titanic, Unforgiven) and Tomas Arana (Gladiator, L.A. Confidential). It was distributed by Screen Gems and has a run time of approximately 91 minutes. It has been rated PG-13 for violence and menace, sexual content, some language and teen partying.

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Material

  • Commentary with Director Christian E. Christiansen
  • Alternate Opening Sequence
  • Deleted Scenes

    Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Material

  • Obsession: The Making of The Roommate featurette
  • The Roommate: Next Generation of Stars featurette
  • Dressing Dangerously featurette
  • movieIQ®+sync

    The Roommate Moves in on Blu-ray and DVD

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  • Steve Barton

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    • Shambling_in_Bandages

      Cam Gigandet looks like he’d rather be back in the male dorm with his roommate.

    • theGoldenSimatar

      Cam Gigandet seems to be like ‘ugh when is this gonna end’

    • Terminal

      Not even the cover art looks happy to be apart of this fiasco.
      “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”