‘The Roommate’ Moves In & Terrorizes Blu-ray

Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly and Cam Gigandet lead a hot young cast in the year’s most dangerously sexy thriller.  Or at least that’s how the film is billed.  I’m holding my judgment until I see this one.  The terror of The Roommate moves in on Blu-ray and DVD May 17th.  Blu-ray bonus features include deleted scenes, movieIQ and more!  Check out the full press release below from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and pre-order your copy today!

Culver City, CA (3/28/11) – 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 (BurlesquePriest) 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 onTHE 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


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 StrangersShutter). It was produced by Doug Davison (The GrudgeThe Ring) and Roy Lee (The GrudgeThe Ring). Executive producers are Beau Marks (Mardi GrasStraw Dogs) and Sonny Mallhi. The film co-stars Billy Zane (Sniper: ReloadedTitanic), Danneel Harris (The Back-Up PlanFired Up!), Frances Fisher (TitanicUnforgiven) 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
  • The Roommate: Next Generation of Stars
  • Dressing Dangerously
  • movieIQ®+sync


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1 Response to “‘The Roommate’ Moves In & Terrorizes Blu-ray”

  1. Sean Ferguson

    Wasn’t this originally called Single White Female? 😉