Image Entertainment Buys Rights To THE RESIDENT Starring Hilary Swank


U.S. distribution rights for The Resident starring Hilary Swank have just been acquired from Exclusive Media Group's Hammer Films by Image Entertainment, Inc.

The Resident also stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Sir Christopher Lee and Lee Pace. The film was directed by Antti Jokinen is set to be released theatrically in Spring 2011.


The Resident follows a beautiful young doctor (Swank) who begins a new life in Brooklyn after separating from her husband. Her stunning and spacious loft seems too good to be true, and when mysterious occurrences lead her to believe she's not alone, she discovers the unthinkable... someone is watching her.

Bill Bromiley, Chief Acquisitions Officer for Image Entertainment made the following statement...

"The accomplished cast and creative team behind the film have done an extraordinary job in bringing this compelling and thrilling story to life." "We are proud to be a part of the new Hammer family and excited to be working with the team at Exclusive Media with their exceptional track record."

Simon Oakes, President & CEO of Hammer, said..

 "'The Resident' is another film in the grand tradition of Hammer that offers up quality genre pictures with big name talent, as is the case here with two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank. We look forward to working with the entire Image Entertainment team as we now take this film to audiences across the U.S."

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