Jones, Hinds, Braga Take “The Rite”

Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds and Toby Jones have joined the cast of the exorcism drama “The Rite” for New Line reports Screen Daily.

Based on the novel by Matt Baglio, the film follows a young American seminary student (Colin O’Donoghue) who has a crisis of faith but ultimately re-finds it after attending a Vatican exorcism school and encountering demonic forces.

Anthony Hopkins will play a mentor style character, an unorthodox priest and expert in exorcisms.

Mikael Hafstrom (“1408”) directs from a script by Michael Petroni. Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson will produce.