ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C. customers will be among the first to enjoy "The Resident" – an edge-of-your-seat thriller starring Academy Award-winning actress Hillary Swank – from the comfort of their living rooms on the same day the movie premieres in theaters. DISH Network customers can purchase "The Resident" in HD for $5.99 and standard definition for $4.99.
"The Resident" features Hillary Swank as Juliet, a young, beautiful doctor who begins a new life after separating from her husband. Her stunning, spacious loft apartment in Brooklyn seems too good to be true and when mysterious occurrences lead her to believe she's not alone, Juliet discovers the unthinkable – someone is watching. The movie co-stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Grey's Anatomy" and "Watchmen") and Christopher Lee ("Lord of the Rings" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory").
"DISH Cinema offers our customers the hottest Hollywood hits, and we're thrilled to deliver 'The Resident' in HD on the same day it's available in theaters," said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "DISH Network is committed to giving our customers the best in-home movie experience. Not only do we offer movies simultaneously with the theatrical release, but also we give our customers access to a huge library of movies available 28 days before Netflix and redbox, as well as on the same day or prior to DVD release."
"The Resident" will be available on DISH Pay-Per-View in HD on Ch. 541 from Feb. 18-28 and in standard definition on Ch. 543 from Feb. 18-21 and Ch. 549 from Feb. 22-28. Call 1-877-DISH PPV (347-4778) or visit www.DishCinema.com to order.
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