DVD Artwork for Return of the Killer Shrews Looks Familiar

Chris Savage

Maybe I’m alone here but this new DVD artwork for the upcoming flick, Return of the Killer Shrews, looks almost identical to the flick, Absentia. Like I said, maybe its just me, but this is a major disappointment, perhaps its the studios idea, who knows. Check it out below and then hit up the link above and see what you think.

The film stars John Schneider (“Smallville”, “Secret Life of the American Teenager”) James Best (“Dukes of Hazard”, “The Killer Shrews”) and Bruce Davison “X-Men”, “Willard”).

Synopsis: “A realty TV show needs an experienced captain to take them to their remote deserted island location. They hire Captain Thorne Sherman (James Best, “Dukes of Hazzard”) who signs on before realizing the island is a place Captain Thorne has been before—The Island of the Killer Shrews! Of course, no one believes Captain Thorne and his tales of flesh-eating rodents, but they will find out the truth of the Killer Shrews soon enough.

From the beginning, the shoot is a disaster. All the supplies have not arrived, the crew is inexperienced, and the show’s legendary “animal expert,” Johnny Reno (John Schneider, “Smallville,” “Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Dukes of Hazzard”) is a talentless know-it-all. The production manager, Sam (Jason Shane Scott, “Starship Troopers 2”) sends two crew members into the jungle to scout locations, but they never return, having been attacked and eaten by the Killer Shrews.

Captain Thorne has seen this before, having been on the island the first time the Killer Shrews struck, so he gets everyone into a safe house—the same scientific compound where the man-eating shrews were spawned half a century ago. However, no safe house can be completely “safe” from the Killer Shrews and they attack, under the leadership of Jerry (Bruce Davison, “X-Men,” “Willard”), a mysterious castaway who has a strange hold over the Killer Shrews.

Captain Thorne and Jerry have a shared past, and there will need to be one final confrontation to see which of the two enemies will survive each other, and whether anyone can survive the Killer Shrews.”

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      1. Steve Latshaw February 26, 2013 at 10:33 pm

        This is not the art for Return of the Killer Shrews. This was a rejected demo. The correct art can be found at this link… http://roberthood.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/nov2012-poster-killer-shrews.jpg