LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Death has a new destination. Following the passing of his father, Aaron returns home to his devastated mother to confront his past demons. Sifting through his father’s belongings, Aaron stumbles upon an Urn which is far more than it seems. As his wants and wishes start coming true, he thinks his prayers have been answered until he learns of the sinister price that comes with THE FINAL WISH. This edge of your seat thriller, from the creator of Final Destination, stars horror veterans Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise, Ouija), Tony Todd (CandymanFinal Destination), Michael Welch (The Twilight Saga, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane) and Spencer Locke (Insidious: The Last Key, Resident Evil: Extinction). THE FINAL WISH premieres at the ScreamFest Horror Film Festival on October 17th at the TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood, CA and will be followed by a Q&A with Director Timothy Woodward Jr, Writer Jeffrey Reddick and stars Lin Shaye and Tony Todd.

THE FINAL WISH was written by Jeffrey Reddick, the creator of the horror franchise Final Destination, Jonathan Doyle and William Halfon. The film was produced by Timothy Woodward Jr., Lauren de Normandie, Johnny Cleveland, Jeffrey Reddick and Thommy Huston. Executive Producers include Matthew Helderman, Luke Taylor, Joe Listhaus, Patrick DePeters, Arthur Wylie, Dale Godboldo. 

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Formed in August 2001 by film producer Rachel Belofsky, ScreamFest Horror Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that gives filmmakers and screenwriters in the horror and science fiction genres a venue to have their work showcased in the film industry. Among the numerous films that have been discovered and/or premiered at the festival include Paranormal Activity, 30 Days of Night, Trick ‘r Treat and The Human Centipede. For more information, visit www.ScreamFestLA.com or email info@screamfestla.com

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