Remember Detective Sapir from The Monster Squad?
“So let me get this straight. You’re telling me there was this two-thousand-year-old mummy here, right? But now he’s not here. He’s gone. Vanished. History. And you’re saying you didn’t hear anybody come in here or leave, is that right?”
Stan Shaw, who played the suspicious detective (along with turns in Rocky and Snake Eyes, among others) has joined the cast of Jeepers Creepers 3. The news comes via Variety, but doesn’t include any details on the character he’s playing.
Details regarding Jeepers Creepers 3 are… confusing.
While it has long been reported that Gina Phillips would be returning to reprise her role as Trish, the actress isn’t anywhere on the film’s IMDB page. Also absent is Meg Foster, who supposedly came on board following the departure of previously cast leading lady Adrienne Barbeau.
Adding to the confusion, there are different “official” synopses floating around online.
Trish Jenner is now a mother of a teenage son named Darry, named after the brother she lost 23 years ago. Trish has a recurring nightmare where her son suffers the same fate as her brother did, killed by the Creeper. Determined to prevent this from happening, Trish, who is now a rich and powerful woman, sets out on a final quest with Jack Taggart Sr. and Jr. to end the Creeper’s reign of terror once and for all.
Twenty-three years ago Gaylen’s son Kenny Brandon was one of the Creeper’s victims. Leaving in this shattered woman a burning vendetta. When her long dead son starts to appear to her with warnings about the creature who killed him – Gaylen plots to use the information to end the creature once and for all.
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If these incongruities indicate a turbulent production, we can assume that director Victor Salva’s shameful past may be a major obstacle to bringing Jeepers Creepers 3 to fruition. Stay tuned for (hopefully less confusing) details as they emerge. Stay tuned!