20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced the addition of the thriller Joy Ride (a.k.a Roadkill) to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases. The film was directed by John Dahl and written by Clay Tarver and J.J. Abrams. The thriller Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, and Jessica Bowman. Joy Ride is currently available for pre-order online and will be available for purchases in stores everywhere beginning on September 10th.
In the film, Lewis (Walker) and Fuller (Zahn) are two brothers traveling across America by car. In order to pass the time, they use the CB radio to play a joke on a trucker named Rusty Nail, convincing him that Lewis is a woman called Candy Cane and arranging a rendezvous in a motel room. But when the trucker realizes what has happened, he kills the innocent occupant of the motel room, kidnaps the room-mate of Lewis’ friend Venna (Sobieski), and comes after the teenagers in a psychotic fit of rage.
Joy Ride was released in October of 2001 and grossed over $36 million in worldwide box office.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has not released any details concerning the exact tech specs and special features that will be included with the disc.
Theatrical Trailer for Joy Ride courtesy of Movie Critic Blog[youtube id=”pxWDRlWmXwY” width=”600″ height=”350″]