Film/Television

Why the time is right to restart the Piranha franchise

The Piranha franchise has been dormant for six years. Is it finally time to add another film to the popular horror-comedy killer fish film series?

The Piranha franchise is to B movies what Jaws is to blockbusters. Jaws (1975) is largely considered to be, not only one of the greatest films ever made, but the progenitor of the summer blockbuster. It certainly put Steven Spielberg on the map and paved the way for a new era of monster movies. The influences of Jaws are far-reaching, it inspired numerous copies, a plethora of shark attack films, and allowed Spielberg the opportunity to make films like E.T. and Jurassic Park. 

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