a rather amusing video in which assorted actors from Piranha 3D — including Jerry O’Connell, Adam Scott, and Jessica Szohr — argued that their bloodfest was worthy of Oscar consideration. At the time I assumed the lack of participation by cast members Ving Rhames and Elisabeth Shue was due to the fact that these two “serious” thesps believed themselves above such promotional folderol.Last week saw the release of
I assumed wrong! Funny or Die has posted a new, 2011-set clip which shows Shue presenting Rhames with a Best Actor Academy Award for his work on the aforementioned big screen gore-gasm.
Frankly, I don’t think it’s quite as funny as the previous video. But if you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the mighty, meaty Rhames threatening to “jack” other Oscar winners for their award, sending out a “F— you!” to Adrien Brody, or serenading Shue with a bastardized rendition of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” in front of a dinosaur-featuring backdrop (and I’m going to have to tick all three of those boxes), then it’s definitely worth two minutes of your time.
You can watch the clip after the jump.
Fishy Business: The behind-the-scenes story of the ‘Piranha’ movies (Part III)