Get your raincoats and chainsaws ready because Sharknado 2 is coming! And expect to see a bevy of familiar faces on screen when the sequel to last years ‘it’s so bad it’s good’ hit TV movie graces our television screens later this year.
Sharknado 2: The Second One for the Syfy channel has announced that not only will lead Ian Ziering be back to fight shark infested tornadoes, but that Tara Reid will also be returning too (There were speculations that Reid was not invited to be involved with the sequel).
Joining Ziering and Reid will be a slew of familiar faces including Vivica A Fox (playing an old high school friend of Ziering’s Finn. In a role to sure stir up memories, former Taxi star Judd Hirsch will be playing a taxi driver while Comedian Andy Dick is set to play a police officer.
Sugar Ray lead singer Mark McGrath will be playing Finn’s brother-in-law while Fashion Police’s Kelly Osbourne will be seen as a flight attendant.
According to Syfy, the production of Sharknado 2 will begins in New York City next week and the story will see Finn and April (Reid) trying to save NYC after a freak storm turns deadly leaving residents of the city to fight sharks falling from the sky.
“Sharknado was an extraordinary ‘perfect storm’ which captured the attention of movie fans across the globe,” Syfy’s executive vice president Thomas Vitale said in a statement. “You couldn’t go anywhere without hearing about Sharknado! By reassembling the creative team—and dropping sharks onto New York’s iconic sites—we’re unleashing yet another ‘fin’ wave of shark-mania.”
Sharknado 2: The Second One is expected to air later this year.