Title: The Scorpion King Tagline: Warrior. Legend. King. Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller Director: Chuck Russell Cast: Steven Brand, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu, Bernard Hill, Dwayne Johnson Release Date: 2002-04-17 Runtime: 92 Plot: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.