The Uninvited comes knocking this April

Elizabeth Banks has been an extra busy actress playing the baby momma (Scrubs), the president’s wife (W), a wannabe pornstar (Zack and Miri Make a Porno), a widow (Meet Dave) and a counselor (Role Models). But that wasn’t all. She had her chance to get evil as a potential stepmother in The Uninvited. Here’s the press release from Paramount about her wicked role arriving on DVD and Blu-ray:

Fear Moves Onto DVD and Blu-ray April 28, 2009 Featuring Deleted Scenes, a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Film and an Alternate Ending Not Shown in Theaters

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. The terrifying psychological thriller THE UNINVITED makes a haunting appearance on DVD and Blu-ray April 28, 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Called “creepy and intense” (Shawn Edwards, Fox-TV), the film stars Emily Browning (Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events) as Anna, a girl who is driven by her mothers ghost to investigate her untimely death. When her father (David Strathairn, The Spiderwick Chronicles) becomes engaged to Rachel (Elizabeth Banks, Role Models), her mothers former nurse, Anna and her sister (Arielle Kebbel, The Grudge 2) look into Rachels past and begin to suspect that she is not what she seems. As horrifying truths are revealed, Anna becomes locked in a deadly battle with a shocking conclusion.

THE UNINVITED DVD and Blu-ray presentations include the behind-the-scenes featurette “Unlocking THE UNINVITED“, deleted scenes and a chilling alternate ending not shown in theaters.


THE UNINVITED DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray disc is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The discs include the following special features in high definition as noted:

• Unlocking THE UNINVITED (HD)
• Deleted Scenes (HD)
• Alternate Ending (HD)

Street Date: April 28, 2009
Pricing: $19.99 U.S./$26.99 Canada (DVD)
$29.99 U.S./$39.99 Canada (Blu-ray)
Runtime: 87 minutes
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for violent and disturbing images, thematic material, sexual content, language and teen drinking
Canadian Rating: 14A for disturbing content and frightening scenes