Screamfest ’08: Acolytes Joins the Schedule


Fresh from its run at TIFF

Australian thriller Acolytes is the latest confirmed entry in Hollywood’s horror film festival Screamfest.

The Jon Hewitt-directed film starring Joel Edgerton, Michael Dorman, Sebastian Gregory, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence and Joshua Payne what explores the events that surround a group of teens after they blackmail a killer. It recently played to Toronto Int’l Film Festival attendees.

Acolytes is accompanied at Screamfest by Trick ‘r Treat, Dance of the Dead, Martyrs, The Burrowers, Parasomnia and Splinter.

A full schedule with dates and times for the fest (playing October 10th – 19th at Mann’s Chinese 6 Theaters) is forthcoming. Keep it here for more breaking announcements regarding the event!

Source:, Screamfest