Exclusive Video: Interview with Alexandre Aja About CRAWL, Now on Blu-ray!

In a world full of cheap jump scares and overly splattered CGI blood, film creators like Alexandre Aja stand out. Packed with grit, anger, and gore, few could ever forget a horror masterpiece like High Tension or his uniquely twisted spins on classics like The Hills Have Eyes and Piranha.

Today, we celebrate an original thought in a swamp full of remakes. A thought with a mouth containing 60 sharp teeth and a bite force of 3,960 pounds per square inch. Paramount presents… Crawl, now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

When a massive hurricane hits her Florida town, young Haley ignores the evacuation orders to search for her missing father, Dave. After finding him gravely injured in their family home, the two of them become trapped by the rapidly encroaching floodwaters. With the storm strengthening, Haley and Dave discover an even greater threat than the rising water level — a relentless attack from a pack of gigantic alligators.

While running the floor at New York Comic-Con, our reporter Galaxia Siandre caught up with Director Alexandre Aja to discuss the origins of this instant crocodile massacre classic. Watch the interview embedded at the top of the article!

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The Digital and Blu-ray releases are loaded with over 45 minutes of thrilling special features, including an exclusive motion comic of the film’s alternate opening.  Plus, check out deleted and extended scenes, a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible visual effects, interviews with cast and crew, and an “Alligator Attacks” compilation that highlights the bone-crunching alligator sequences.

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Crawl was hailed by critics as “one of the most unexpected and satisfying genre films of the year” (William Bibbiani, Bloody Disgusting). As a hurricane tears through Florida, Haley (Kaya Scodelario) rushes to find her father (Barry Pepper), who is injured and trapped in the crawl space of their home.  With the storm intensifying and water levels rising, the pair face an even bigger threat lurking below the surface.

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