Updated: Priest Blu-ray 3D Release Date and PS3 Pack-Ins

Updated: The official Priest disc announcement has been made and details have been added.

Sony’s horror thriller Priest has been assigned an August 16 release date for Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray 2D and DVD. The Blu-ray 2D version is expected to be unrated.

Priest stars Paul Bettany as a priest who goes against his church to hunt vampires. It also co-stars Karl Urban, Maggie Q, Lily Collins and Cam Gigandet.

Unfortunately for Sony and those involved in bringing Priest to the big screen, the effects-heavy film sputtered at the box office. It earned $29.1 million domestically, a little less than half of its estimated $60 million production budget. If you factor in international business then Priest earned a hair over $75 million.

Exclusive to Priest on Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D is ‘Bullets and Crucifixes: Picture-in-Picture Experience,’ a 3D trailer for Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception for PS3, and an uncut trailer for Twisted Metal on PS3 that also includes a Priest car skin that can be downloaded and played in the retail version of the game.

Shared bonus features with DVD are as follows:

  • Commentary with Director Scott Charles Stewart, Writer Cory Goodman, Paul Bettany and Maggie Q
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • The Bloody Frontier: Creating the World of Priest
  • Tools of the Trade: The Weapons and Vehicles

Click here to pre-order Priest on Blu-ray 3D for $31.99 at Amazon.com, 30% off the $45.99 list price.

Click here to pre-order Priest on Blu-ray for $24.99 at Amazon.com, 31% off the $35.99 list price.

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