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“ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS” reveals plotline and photos

Monday, May 24, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The sequel to the sleeper hit has a whole new series of deadly challenges to overcome.

Sony Pictures has titled the follow-up to its 2019 chiller ESCAPE ROOM: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, set a theatrical release date of July 16 and released the first pictures. Adam Robitel returns to direct, from a script by Will Honley and Oren Uziel and Maria Melnik & Daniel Tuch and a story by Will Honley and Christine Lavaf & Fritz Bohm. The first film’s survivors Taylor Russell and Logan Miller star, along with Indya Moore, Holland Roden, Thomas Cocquerel and Carlito Olivero. The synopsis: “In this installment, six people unwittingly find themselves locked in another series of escape rooms, slowly uncovering what they have in common to survive…and discovering they’ve all played the game before.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.