Hilary Swank's 'The Resident' to Be Available on DirecTV Same Day as Theaters

11:05 AM PST 01/31/2011 by Lindsay Powers
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It'll cost just $4.99.

Hilary Swank's The Resident will be released on DirecTV the same day it hits theaters: Feb. 18.

The horror film, which also stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Grey's Anatomy) will cost $4.99 on DirectTV Cinema. ($5.99 for Blu-ray-quality 1080p HD.)

“DIRECTV CINEMA is the leader in new releases and is proud to make The Resident available to our customers the very same day it hits theaters,” said Sarah Lyons, vice president of DirecTV's upgrade marketing in a statement. “We offer our customers the best home-theater experience that can’t be found anywhere else with movie premieres the same day as theaters, more than 400 new releases in razor-sharp 1080p HD, and more than 6,000 popular movies and shows for free through DIRECTV CINEMAplus.”

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