Back in February, we reported that a new ‘Piranha’ film is in the works. Titled ‘Piranha JPN’ in Japan and ‘Summer of the Piranha’ internationally, the film will be produced by Hisako Tsukuba who has produced every film of the franchise since the 1978 original.
New information has come to light. Roger Corman has now signed on as a producer. This is not the first film in the franchise that he has worked on. The other interesting piece of information is that some of the new piranha will actually be hybrids, half piranha and half tuna. Yes, I said Tuna. That means the fish will be bigger and faster.
Set to be released some time in 2018, filming will begin this summer. We will update you when we know more. In the meantime, if you go for a dip watch out, “there’s something in the water”.
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