The story follows an American seminary student who goes to an exorcism school at the Vatican. It is here that he finds his faith. Hopkins plays a priest who is very good at exorcisms.
The screenplay is adapted from Matt Baglio's non-fiction book "The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist."
The Rite was released January 28th, 2011 and stars Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones, Rutger Hauer, Marta Gastini, Maria Grazia Cucinotta. The film is directed by Mikael Håfström.