May 01, 2017

Tag Archives: Piranha

A glance at the Fall Movie Season

HollywoodNews.com: When we pundits and critics wring our hands about the death of original cinema, we are frankly talking mostly about the big-budget tent-poles and/or genre films that are released by major studios. In truth, there are plenty of films that qualify as original that are released year-round. [...]

“Piranha 3D” sequel dives into production

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What would you call a sequel to last summer’s “Piranha 3D,” a gory and graphic but downright fun horror comedy? “Piranha 3DD,” of course. Dimension Films has started production on the sequel, with principal photography currently underway in Wilmington, N.C. John Gulager, who helmed “Feast,” will direct. The[...]

‘Piranha 3D’ heads for the beach again in part II

HollywoodNews.com: Following in the footsteps of another celebrity fish, “Jaws,” “Piranha 3D” wants to take its hunger to another beach – in a sequel. Dimension announced that it would make a follow up to the film which ranked sixth this past weekend in a crowded marketplace, making $10.1 million. Mark Canton is[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Switch,’ ‘Piranha 3D,’ ‘Vampires Suck’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The late August clearance sale began for studios this weekend when no less than five wide releases opened, some of rather dubious critical distinction, but not one of them could dislodge last week’s barn -burner winner, “The Expendables” for the top spot at the box office. It’s[...]

‘Piranha 3D’ actress Kelly Brook: ‘My role is that of a Girls Gone Wild girl’

HollywoodNews.com: If you’re going to act in a 3D monster movie about killer fish and bikini-clad protagonists, don’t think too hard about it. Kelly Brook literally let herself ‘go’ in all sense of the word during the remake of Weinstein Co.’s “Piranha 3D,” directed by Alexandre Aja. “It wasn’t apologizing for what[...]

“Piranha 3D” makes its case for Best Picture consideration in viral clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did “Piranha 3d” really kick-start 2010’s “For Your Consideration” awards campaign? Yes. Kind of. Click on over to “Funny or Die” for an amusing pitch by Adam Scott, Kelly Brook and “Hollywood treasure” Jerry O’Connell to members of the Academy on behalf of Alexandre Aja’s “Piranha” remake, which hits[...]

Steven R. McQueen talks to us about upcoming “Vampire Diaries” season

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We had the opportunity to interview “The Vampire Diaries” star Steven R. McQueen this morning. He has a meaty role (pun intended) in the upcoming horror comedy, “Piranha 3D.” McQueen comes from a royal Hollywood family. He’s the grandson of iconic actor Steve McQueen, and son of[...]

Kelly Brook appearing on British teen drama ‘Skins’

HollywoodNews.com: Kelly Brook has scored a new part in British teen drama ‘Skins.’ The 30-year-old will play a fitness instructor called Jemima in an episode of the TV show. Brook has filmed her cameo part this week. An insider told British newspaper The Sun: “Kelly is very funny in it.[...]

Piranha 3D releases new poster similar to ‘Jaws’

HollywoodNews.com: Piranha 3D is the latest horror film set to hit theaters on August 20th, but they’re not letting the high tech production sway them for the poster. The film has just released a new poster for the film that is pretty much an imitation of the classic “Jaws” poster. Nonetheless,[...]

Richard Dreyfuss reveals why he made ‘Piranha 3-D:’ “to get money”

On Tuesday, Richard Dreyfuss spoke with reporters about his new film The Lightkeepers, a modest comedy about two men who hole up in a lighthouse to escape the world only to be confronted by their past. In addition to talking about that film, Dreyfuss briefly discussed his participation in the[...]