Poster for the 2010 mockbuster 'Mega Piranha' from The Asylum.

‘Mega Piranha’ – so bad it’s good?

April 10, 2010 saw the release of Mega Piranha, which debuted on the SyFy network. The film was obviously intended to ride the coattails of Alexandre Aja’s Piranha remake of the same year. Produced and released by The Asylum, Mega Piranha follows the company’s pattern of releasing “mockbusters”, low-budget fare with similar titles and plotlines as current mainstream movies.…