Sony Screen Gems Shifts ‘Priest,’ and ‘The Roommate’

Sony Screen Gems has bumped the release of Scott Charles Stewart’s Tokyo Pop adaptation Priest from its August date to October 1, 2010. The story is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampire and follows a warrior priest who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece. Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Madchen Amick, Stephen Moyer, Maggie Q., Christopher Plummer, Brad Dourif and Alan Dale all star. Priest replaces The Roommate, whcih will now open on September 17, 2010. Christian E. Christiansen’s flick centers on Sara, a college student randomly assigned to a freshman dorm with a stranger named Rebecca. They start off as friends but things turn deadly as Rebecca begins to target people in Sara’s life.