Meet a true original when 2009 Honorary Oscar® winner and legendary producer/director Roger Corman takes the stage with Julie Corman at Rocket Video in Hollywood, CA, on Wednesday evening, March 23rd, 2011, to sign Blu-rays and DVDs of his latest “creature feature” Sharktopus. The Cormans will also participate in a Q&A with questions from the audience before the signing.
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
7:00–7:30 pm / Q&A with Roger and Julie Corman
7:30–9:00 pm / In-store Blu-ray & DVD signing
315 N. La Brea Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90036
Fans must purchase Sharktopus (review here) DVDs or Blu-rays at Rocket Video for signing. No other items will be signed.
He was featured in Entertainment Weekly. He was responsible for the highest rated Syfy Channel creature-feature to premiere in September. Whether in print, or the web, merely saying his name out loud inspired terror and fear. Forget Jaws, here comes…SHARKTOPUS! Produced by Roger and Julie Corman, Sharktopus makes its DVD and Blu-ray™ debut on March 15, 2011 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Starring Oscar®-nominee Eric Roberts (The Expendables, The Dark Knight), Sharktopus has already captivated the nation, as more than 2.5M viewers witnessed last September.
An eight-tentacled nightmare hybrid of shark and octopus, “S-11” was created by genetic scientist Nathan Sands (Roberts) as the U.S. Navy’s next super-weapon. But when its control implants are damaged during a training experiment off the Mexican coast, the beast escapes to Puerto Vallarta to sample the local fare — bikini babes, jet-skiers, and spring-breakers. With the ocean terror now out of control and seemingly invincible, a ragtag group – comprised of a hotshot mercenary, an investigative reporter, and Sand’s biomechanical engineer daughter – have come together to stop the unholy beast from turning a seaside tourist resort into the ultimate human buffet. But it won’t be easy: it possesses problem-solving intelligence, attacks without mercy or warning – it even has the ability to walk on land. Not to mention a decided affinity to snack on bungee jumpers… Kerem Bursin and Sara Malakul Lane co-star, with a hilarious cameo by Corman himself.
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