It's been movied around so many times in the last few weeks (pick any date you like from December 2005 to March 2006), but it seems that Lions Gate have finally settled on a release date for Eli Roth's upcoming Hostel - now officially due to hit US cinema screens on January 13th, 2006.
As well as the official release date, the official poster (see left) has hit the web. Not quite as good as the initial poster wethinks though (see our earlier story and the trailer for the film here).
To find out more about this much-anticipated movie from the Cabin Fever director and Quentin Tarantino (who produced), visit the official website at hostelfilm.com/.
Hostel stars stars Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova, Jana Kaderabkova, Jan Vlasák, Jennifer Lim, Lubomir Silhavecky, Paula Wild, Lubomir Bukovy, Petr Janis, Jana Havlickova and Vanessa Jungova.
The film tells the story of two Americans travelling through Europe along with an Icelandic backpacker they picked up in their journeys. Opening in Amsterdam, the three take time to indulge in lots of drugs, and take time to visit the red light district.
Hungry for women and a good time, they meet a Russian backpacker who recommends a hostel in Slovakia. Taken in by the promise of stunning women who love Americans, they trek off to a small town outside of Bratislava. They find the beautiful women as promised but when one of them disappears they uncover a shocking underground of torture and sadism preying on foreigners there.
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