News briefs: Meyer in Piranha, Slade helming Cold

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Bloody-Disgusting reports that fan favorite Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers, Birds of Prey) will be playing "Paula" in Alexandre Aja's upcoming Piranha 3-D; the site added that Brooklynn Proulx will play "Laura," Quinn Lord is "Zane" and Riley Steele rounds out the cast as "Crystal."
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30 Days of Night's David Slade, who just signed on to direct The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, is also attached to helm Cold Skin, an Antarctic island horror/psychological thriller and an adaptation of the best-selling Spanish novel of the same title, Variety reproted.
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Dark Horizons reports that Johanna E. Braddy and Kyle Gallner have joined the cast of the indie drama Unicorns, which centers on an awkward teenage girl who escapes to a fantasy world when her first romantic relationship turns increasingly abusive.
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Lizzy Caplan (Cloverfield, True Blood) has joined the cast of Hot Tub Time Machine with stars John Cusack and Rob Corddry, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Crispin Glover and Sebastian Stan also have signed for roles in the supporting cast of MGM's time-travel comedy.
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The swine flu outbreak is the reason Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group announced a four-week postponement in Mexico of the religious thriller Angels & Demons, from May 15 to June 12, and the delay of Terminator Salvation by eight weeks, from June 5 to July 31, according to The Hollywood Reporter.