Last Second ‘Desperation’ Casting For ‘Piranha 3D’

Ricardo Chavira (“Desperate Housewives”) has been cast alongside Elisabeth Shue, Adam Scott, Ving Rhames, Richard Dreyfuss, Dina Meyer, Brooklynn Proulx, Quinn Lord, Riley Steele, Jessica Szohr, Jerry O’Connell, Paul Scheer, Cody Longo, Riley Steele and Eli Roth in the Weinstein Co.’s Piranha 3D. The film has already begun principal photography under helmer Alexandre Aja, with plans for a bow March 19, 2010. After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area’s new razor-toothed residents.