Before Anthony Hopkins dons a golden eye patch to bellow things about heroism and destiny in next summer's Thor, he'll be seen in The Rite, a January thriller where he plays an "unorthodox priest" confronted with a terrifying exorcism. Yes, yes, we know that when you hear words like "Anthony Hopkins," "January," and "exorcism thriller," you're already inferring that this is a so-so supernatural programmer and just another paycheck gig for Hopkins to sleepwalk through — based on the trailer, you're not wrong! But let's hope there's more camp than what's on display here; we know that Hopkins can bring the ham, and there are promising bits of ludicrousness to be glimpsed, like the Vatican's high-tech classrooms and touch screens. (Now all we need to see is a beautiful young nun-in-training and Hopkins trembling with a crucifix, shouting a trailer-ready "NOOOO!" at a computer-generated Beelzebub.)
Most Viewed Stories
The Real Housewives of Orange County Recap: The Prince-less Bride
Donald Glover Turns His Eye to His Hometown – and Black America – in Atlanta
Jim Gaffigan Show Star, Writer, and Producer Jim Gaffigan Says 2nd Season Will Be Its Last
35 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall
55 Movies to Watch This Fall
Will HBO’s Much-Delayed Westworld Be the Next Game of Thrones–Style Hit?
The Night Of Recap: Trial and Error
Bachelor in Paradise Recap: Ashley the Enchantress
Stephen Colbert Notices What Ryan Lochte and Donald Trump Have in Common Besides Bad Dye Jobs
Where 30 of Your Favorite Shows Left Off Last Season
Latest News from VultureAriana Grande Joins the Super Popular Being-Sued-For-Copyright-Infringement Club
Stealing music is all the rage these days.Listen to a George Carlin Bit That Was Shelved in the Wake of 9/11
From a new album, I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die.Watch Don’t Think Twice Cast's Viral Video About Viral Videos
Mike Birbiglia, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs and Chris Gethard argue.Halt and Catch Fire Recap: Who Run the World?
Let's just leave this whole tech revolution thing to the ladies.Britney Spears Forgets to Sing With James Corden in Carpool Karaoke Teaser
Maybe she's saving her voice for the official segment on Thursday?Manish Dayal on Joining Halt and Catch Fire and the History of the South Asian Programmer
"To be a South Asian immigrant, a first generation South Asian that age in Silicon Valley, there has to be a very specific backstory to this guy."Halt and Catch Fire Season-Premiere Recap: Are You Safe?
New season, same challenge: How do you make something inevitable feel uncertain?Melissa Leo and Patton Oswalt Will Join Kickstarter-Backed Indie Film Unlovable
The indie film Cinderella story gets a new star and producer on the same day.Justin Timberlake Is Producing a Music Festival in Teneseee Not Called Bonnaroo
Beck, Hall and Oates, Kacey Musgraves and Violent Femmes are slated to perform.Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld Has a Beef With the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Claims They're A 'Poor Man's Faith No More'
"The worst band on the planet."
The artist may have used his visual album to game the system.Lifetime Is Making a Robert Durst Movie
The story of the alleged murderer will be told from the perspective of one of his alleged victims.Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Are Developing a Show for Hulu About a Woman With Anger Issues
Tentatively called Unhinged.Joseph Gordon-Levitt Made a Short Film With Edward Snowden About Technology and Democracy
The former NSA employee is the internet's most charming expat in exile.You, Yes You, Can Be the Lucky Owner of Truman Capote’s Ashes
It'll cost a pretty penny, of course.Showtime Is Giving Us the First New Martin Lawrence Stand-up Special in 14 Years
Martin Lawrence Doin' Time: Uncut will air September 9.Television Renaissance Man Michael Strahan to Produce a Cop Drama for ABC
Strahan's first scripted drama project will focus on a former football player.Why Most of This Summer’s TV Felt Like a Flashback
Many of the programs that captured public attention or critical acclaim revisited bygone decades or functioned as outright throwbacks.Comedy Shut Out of List of the 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century
What should've made it?Netflix Just Announced Its Fall Comedy Special Lineup
Featuring Reggie Watts, Dana Carvey, and more.