May 16, 2009
Porn star Riley Steele has become the latest "name" actor cast in Alex Aja's remake of Joe Dante's "Piranha." She joins the recently cast Christopher Lloyd, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames and Elizabeth Shue in the next major horror movie remake in 3D.
Sounds like Steele is joining the likes of Mariliyn Chambers, breaking into mainstream film via the horror genre after a long career in adult films. Aja had initially promised "boobs in 3D" with this film, and it looks like he meant what he said. "Piranha 3-D" is currently slated to be released March 19, 2010. ...
Meanwhile, in other remake news, no hit 1980s horror movie is safe from the remake craze. DreamWorks of all companies has bought up remake rights to 1985's horror-comedy "Fright Night." Michael Gaeta and Alison Rosenzweig are producing.
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