Oh dear God what will they think of next! Now I have seen it all as Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!) has announced that his next directing job will be Lavalantula, and in case you couldn’t guess from the title, it looks like the film will feature a giant lava breathing spider!
The Press Release:
Giant lava-breathing tarantulas – Lavalantulas – erupt out of ancient volcanoes in the Santa Monica Mountains, raining death and destruction upon Los Angeles, in the new Syfy Original Movie Lavalantula, premiering in summer 2015.
With the City of Angels on the verge of incineration, only a washed up ‘90s action hero actor, played by Steve Guttenberg (Police Academy, Diner) — joined by Police Academy alumni Leslie Easterbrook (Police Academy) and Michael Winslow (Police Academy: The Series) — stand in the way of this monstrous swarm of bloodthirsty creatures who burn their victims alive.
Currently in production in Los Angeles, Lavalantula also co-stars Nia Peeples (“The Young and the Restless”) and Ralph Garman (KROQ/LA DJ).
Lavalantula will be directed by Mike Mendez, who won a Saturn Award for helming Big Ass Spider!
Look for more on this feature showcasing fire-breathing tarantulas as soon as we get it!