We are so marking March 19, 2010 on our calendar.
Flesh-eating fish with teeth that can strip a man right down to the bone?
Goofy 3-D glasses?
Does the movie experience get any cheesier, er, better than that?Jerry O'Connell
has reportedly been added to the surprisingly growing list of stars signed up for "Piranha 3-D," a remake of the 1978 cult classic terror flick about a lakeside town terrorized by prehistoric razor-teeth fish during spring break.
Already lined up for theAlexandre Aja directed film: Elisabeth Shue as the local sheriff, Ving Rhames as one of her deputies and Adam Scott as a Navy diver sent in to help rescue the town. Jessica Szohr - Vanessa on "Gossip Girl" - and Richard Dreyfuss
are also in it.
(Szohr landed the role of Kelly, a hot young townie. What a stretch.)
recently told MTV that "we realized that with the advent of 3-D that we thought we could make the ultimate 'Jaws' for this generation.”
Ah, that explains Dreyfuss.
Filming starts next week in Lake Havasu, Arizona with a March 19, 2010 release planned.
So look out.
They're here. They're hungry.
Watch the trailer for the original flick here.
| Lisa Gutierrez, The Star