Elisabeth Shue to star in ‘Piranha 3D’

Actress to play town sheriff in Aja's remake

Elisabeth Shue will topline Dimension Films’ “Piranha 3D,” which starts shooting in May.

Horror redo helmed by Alexandre Aja (“The Hills Have Eyes”) is set for a March 19 release.

Shue plays the town sheriff trying to save the lake and her family from being devoured by the sharp-toothed fish. Adam Scott will star as a diver for the U.S. Geological Service who helps discover the piranha outbreak.

Shue spoofed herself in 2008 comedy “Hamlet 2.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety