Anyone who saw Piranha 3-D knows that even though Ving Rhames survived the invasion, he did so without his legs. That doesn't stop him from appearing in the over-the-top sequel. Rhames shows off his new-and-improved check out the adults-only clip >> Posted 05.18.12 by Chris
legsweapons as he again takes on those pesky piranhas in the new "Bring Me My Legs" clip.
Academy Award–winning director and 3-D enthusiast James Cameron may not have been a fan of last year's Piranha 3D, saying it "what we should not be doing in 3-D", but audiences didn't seem to mind as Piranaha 3D ultimately earned $83 million worldwide. A sequel, Piranha 3DD, was announced days after the original opened.
Instead of attacking revelers at a Lake Victoria, this time around the underwater creatures have made their way to a newly opened water park called "Big Wet," which presumably uses either fresh or salt water (though, as Christopher Lloyd's returning character Mr. Goodman points out, the piranha have "evolved" — so perhaps they can live in chlorinated water as well). What hasn't evolved in the sequels intentions... A positive for fans. watch the trailer >> Posted 10.20.11 by Ryan
Today's Challenge: Ving Rhames and Jason Biggs both celebrate their birthday today. Can you find a movie link that connects these two birthday boys?
Our first Facebook movie game, ClusterFlick, plays off that old "six degrees of separation" theory — you know, the one that has a certain Kevin at the center of the Hollywood universe. It's easy to play, but not so easy to win. The goal is to use the major cast of movies to get from Point A to Point B in the smallest number of moves.
Play ClusterFlick >> Posted 05.12.11 by reelz
Always trust in Ving Rhames.
The actor revealed last December that his character from Piranha 3D would return for more in the sequel, titled Piranha 3DD. While it a was assumed that Rhames perished in the movie, the actor pointed out that "you don't necessarily see me die."
THR reports that Rhames will reprise his role as Deputy Fallon for Piranha 3DD, and he's not the only original cast member to return. Christopher Lloyd and Paul Scheer will also be back, as Lloyd's Mr. Goodman never got near the deadly piranha, and Scheer's character of cameraman Drew basically disappeared from the movie. Piranha 3D leads Elisabeth Shue and Adam Scott, so far, are not returning.
Also joining the cast is 30 Rock actress Katrina Bowden. Bowden's character is likely more fodder for the piranha, as her character was described as simply "being on the menu." more about the sequel >> Posted 05.05.11 by Ryan
In August, studio Dimension announced plans for a sequel to Piranha 3D and, two months later, revealed that the sequel's creative team would be director John Gulager and screenwriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, who worked together previously on 2006's Feast and its two sequels.
The cast for the sequel, Piranha 3DD, has yet to be announced, though Bloody-Disgusting reports that an unexpected character could be returning for more prehistoric piranha action. While doing press for Death Race 2, Ving Rhames revealed that his character Deputy Fallon, who seemingly perished in the movie, could make a comeback. what's up with mission: impossible 4? >> Posted 12.16.10 by Ryan
While Elisabeth Shue seems a curious choice to play the lead role in a movie called Piranha 3-D, Ving Rhames is no stranger to fighting unusual opponents. Whether they're weird dudes dressed head-to-toe in leather, or zombie hordes running through a mall, Rhames like to go all medieval on them. In Piranha 3D, Rhames plays the deputy to Shue's sheriff in a lakeside town that comes under attack by a swarm of prehistoric piranha. Rhames described the movie to Black Voices as "fun, scary, [and] entertaining" which was part of the reason he agreed to appear in the movie. Zombies or piranhas? Which would you prefer to face? >> Posted 08.19.10 by Ryan
It was only a matter of time before Ving Rhames announced that he would return as tech-savvy agent Luther Stickell in Mission: Impossible 4. Rhames, who has been associated with the franchise since the 1996 original, went on Lopez Tonight and confirmed that he was "about to do Mission: Impossible 4." Cruise Gets Minimum wage (not really) >> Posted 08.10.10 by Ryan
A couple moves have occurred on the great chessboard that is the upcoming movie schedule. First off, Dimension and the Weinstein Company have decided to move up director Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3-D from August 27 to August 20, shifting it away from horror competitor The Last Exorcism.
Piranha 3-D, a remake of Joe Dante's 1978 original (which was, to put it politely, a "remake" of 1975's Jaws), follows a sleepy lakeside town whose Spring Break suffers a small setback when an underwater tremor unleashes a horde of prehistoric, man-eating fish. Elisabeth Shue and Ving Rhames play local law enforcement tasked with destroying the menace, while Christopher Lloyd will finally get his chance to play a nutty scientist. Richard Dreyfuss and Jerry O'Connell also star. Find out more about battleship: the movie >> Posted 06.15.10 by Ryan
After watching the trailer for French director Alexandre Aja's (Mirrors) Piranha 3-D, we're prepared to classify this movie as one of this summer movie season's "guilty pleasures." Sure, the plot is lifted from Jaws—local sheriff (Elisabeth Shue subbing for Roy Scheider) attempts to safeguard holiday revelers from an underwater menace—but with plenty of beer-guzzling co-eds in bikinis, Ving Rhames brandishing an outboard motor, Christopher Lloyd doing his best Dr. Emmett Brown impression, and Richard Dreyfuss making a surprise return to bloody waters, this movie looks like it's going to be a lot of fun. Oh, yeah, did we mention the piranhas are nasty prehistoric throwbacks in eye-popping 3-D? Posted 05.03.10 by BrentJS