It’s taken longer than originally expected, but the flesh-hungry stars of the 2010 Piranha (3D) remake will be back and out for more blood when the oh-so-coyly titled Piranha 3DD hits theaters in the U.S. this summer. One look at the sequel’s official trailer and it’s all the more obvious: director John Gulager (the Feast trilogy) and screenwriting duo Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton (Saw IV-VII) have created something that pretty much deserves to be listed in the dictionary under the term “guilty pleasure.”
There’s a new red-band trailer out for Piranha 3DD, and it basically amounts to the green band trailer with all the “adults only” content (topless women, bloody carnage) included for good measure. So, if you want a better taste of what this flick has to offer, you’d best check it out.
Piranha 3DD sees the razor-teethed prehistoric fish from its predecessor set loose in the ultimate of summer attractions, called The Big Wet Water Park. Appearing with the customary main cast of no-name stars (Fish Chow? Red Shirts? Call them what you like…) are such B-movie legends as Gary Busey and Baywatch alum David Hasselhoff, along with returning players like Christopher Lloyd and Ving Rhames – who comes equipped with some deadly “artificial limbs” this time around.
Check out the red band trailer for Piranha 3DD (which is obviously NSFW) below:
Is there any point in analyzing or breaking down Piranha 3DD any further? This movie is a cheaply-made piece of horror schlock that has its tongue planted firmly in cheek and aims to successfully deliver all the blatant nudity, grotesque violence, and shock-tastic 3D gags conceivable. Whether or not it can top the really gnarly bits from its predecessor (like what happened to Jerry O’Connell’s character) is the only “important” question.
Basically: so long as the filmmakers behind Piranha 3DD haven’t unwisely attempted to add some substance to the B-movie proceedings (Shark Night 3D, looking at you), this sequel should easily satisfy its eager fanbase.
Piranha 3DD swims into 2D and 3D theaters around the U.S. on June 1st, 2012.