A Tim Burton-Inspired Short About A Little Girl Who Gets A Pet Piranha

Pets can be an excellent way to teach kids about responsibility and how to treat living creatures, but not all pets are a great idea for kids. And when the little girl in this cheerfully macabre short film accidentally ends up with murderous piranha instead of a goldfish, things get bloody very quickly. » 2/26/15 2:20pm 2/26/15 2:20pm

Megapiranha was real and it could bite harder than a T. rex

Yes, it sounds like the name of an awful horror knockoff (this one, to be exact), but a 22-pound beast known as Megapiranha paranensis once roamed the water 10 million years ago, and its bite was truly something to fear. » 1/01/13 7:00am 1/01/13 7:00am

The bad guy of Piranha 3DD tells us about his aquatic swingers' club

In Piranha 3DD — the sequel to 2010's "nubile swimmers getting eaten underwater" flick Piranha 3D — a sleazy water park monitored by stripper lifeguards and an unapologetically ineffectual David Hasselhoff is invaded by hungry fish. io9 had a quick chat with comedian David Koechner about playing P3DD's villainous… » 5/31/12 11:40am 5/31/12 11:40am

Is summer 2011 going to be your ultimate movie nerdgasm?

The summer of 2010 was a bit underwhelming as far as movies went — but summer 2011's looking like the craziest of them all, with the densest concentration of nerd-candy ever. At least, Jon Favreau is calling it a "bloodbath." » 11/04/10 9:00am 11/04/10 9:00am

Piranha 3D's $10 million opening weekend spawns a sequel?

Piranha 3D has only been in theaters for one weekend, but that's not stopping the studio from delivering even more bloody bikini-clad fish carnage. Piranha 3D - The Sequel is already being planned by Dimension Films. But where? » 8/24/10 6:30am 8/24/10 6:30am

Watch the bloody Piranha 3D footage that was banned from TV

Piranha 3D might not have made huge waves at the box office, but maybe if the networks were bold enough to run these smutty ads, it would have done better. Check out the promo that was too hot for TV. » 8/23/10 12:50pm 8/23/10 12:50pm

The original Piranha movie was really about the politics of military…

With the 3D remake of 1978 cult flick Piranha coming out today, it's time to look back at the Roger Corman-produced original. Written by acclaimed indie director John Sayles, Piranha is a weird mix of toothy fish and lefty politics. » 8/20/10 8:30am 8/20/10 8:30am

One of space opera's greatest rogues is getting his own movie at last

Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3-D comes out today, but he's already planning his next project: the roguish Space Pirate Cobra. A precursor of Han Solo and Mal Reynolds, the anime character became huge in Europe, but now he's coming for us. » 8/20/10 6:30am 8/20/10 6:30am

"Piranha 3D" cast lobbies for some very special Academy Award…

For your consideration: We nominate Piranha 3D in the "best penis being gobbled up and spit out in 3D" Oscar category. Here is Piranha 3D's plea to the Academy for some nominations. » 8/17/10 1:53pm 8/17/10 1:53pm

More Nathan Fillion Avengers casting rumors. Plus heavy-duty Doctor Who…

Not only Nathan Fillion, but also Eva Longoria, are rumored for The Avengers. McDreamy could be Doctor Strange. There are major Doctor Who spoilers and tons of Futurama details. Plus Transformers, Piranha 3-D, Airbender, V, Fringe and Smallville spoilers. » 6/23/10 6:00am 6/23/10 6:00am

Piranha 3-D Trailer Takes A Bloody Bite Out Of Spring Break

Girls Gone Wild, techno beats, jell-o shots and buckets of mutilated flesh is what Alexandre Aja's Piranha-infested spring break is all about. Check out his Piranha 3-D trailer, and watch for cameos from Eli Roth, Richard Dreyfus and Jerry O'Connell. » 4/26/10 12:00pm 4/26/10 12:00pm

Bloody Bikini Piranha Pics Get Dreyfuss Back Into The Water

There's nothing like seeing Richard Dreyfuss playing around with deadly fish yet again — but this time instead of one shark, it's a school of prehistoric piranha, hungry for bikini-clad flesh. Check out some new bloody, watery Piranha set pics. » 11/10/09 8:00am 11/10/09 8:00am

Tiny Fishes Make A Bloody Mess Of The Gossip Girl's Bikini Party With…

New horror flick Piranha 3D has certainly grabbed our attention with these disgusting new on set shots of half eaten teens. The film stars Jerry O'Connell and Jessica Szohr, and promises a host of star-studded-but-bloody cameos. » 7/13/09 1:01pm 7/13/09 1:01pm