We just confirmed this afternoon that Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunston – the duo behind FEAST-III, SAW IV-VI and numerous others – have already turned in their two-week rewrite of Piranha 3-D for Dimension Films, the latest in a string of remakes planned by the studio. Inside you can read what co-writer Patrick Melton had to say about the latest draft of the script and watch for more soon!“We were hired for a two week polish,” Patrick Melton tells Bloody-Disgusting. “That simply meant adding some character details and tweaking a few kills. Nothing big. We weren’t really rewriting Alex’s draft, we were just adding detail. Those two weeks have come and gone, and now the production is moving towards production.”
So there you have it, right from the horses mouth.
In Alex Aja’s PIRAHNA, which takes place in Lake Havasu, Arizona, a tremor causes the lake’s floor to open, setting free scores of prehistoric piranhas…
The film hits theaters July 24th, 2009.