Thursday, August 19, 2010
The Piranha 3D TV ad the networks don't want you to see
First, director Alexandre Aja was rejected by Comic-Con, when the convention refused to allow his Piranha 3D footage to be screened in San Diego as part of the official programming. And now he's been rejected by The CW, MTV and Fox as well—all of whom refused to air his TV ad as submitted.
Ryan Secrest (yes, that Ryan Secrest) was the first to share the ad judged too gory and sexy to be seen on TV. But what's more interesting than the ad itself are the comments explaining exactly what changes were necessary for the commercial to be considered airworthy.
First, check out the ad for Piranha 3D, which opens tomorrow: