Screamfest ’09 To Open With The Tournament


Scott Mann’s deadly game…

Scott Mann’s, high octane, blood-bathed, British action thriller, The Tournament, starring Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Sommerhalder, Liam Cunningham, Scott Adkins and Sebastien Foucan will open this year’s at Screamfest in the prestigious Grauman’s Theatre on October 16.

The Tournament was directed by Scott Mann, written by Gray Young , Jonathan Frank, Nick Rowntree, and produced by Keith Bell, Glenn M. Stewart, Gina Fegan.

Synopsis: Every seven years, thirty of the world’s most deadly assassins face off against one another for an outrageous cash prize. There’s only one rule: kill or die. As dozens of wealthy gamblers watch via closed-circuit TV, a city is overrun by brutal assassins – all aiming to be the last one standing.

The trailer can be seen right here.

The 9th annual festival will be held October 16-25 at the Mann Chinese Theaters in Hollywood, California. For more information please call the Screamfest Horror Film Festival at 310-358-3273 or visit to order tickets.