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#SDCC17: Sharknado 5 Trailer Focuses on History Repeating Itself. Again.

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The new Comic-Con teaser trailer for the upcoming shark disaster film Sharknado 5 has been released and it’s all about creating a narrative that the kinds of devastating events that have plagued people for the four previous films are actually historic problems. Turns out our heroes need to go to where it all began in order to end it once and for all…or until a sixth film is green lit, but that’s a discussion for another time!

The latest installment in the pop culture franchise premieres on Syfy Sunday, August 6th, at 8/7c and will air in more than 100 countries.

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, a production of The Asylum, is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante based on an original screenplay by Scotty Mullen.

Synopsis:
The mission gets personal for Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering) and his bionic wife, April (Tara Reid), when their young son gets trapped in a traveling ‘nado and transported all over the world. From London to Rio, Tokyo, Rome, Amsterdam, and beyond, our globetrotting heroes will seek assistance from a highly-skilled squad of royals, scholars, and Olympians, enlisting famous faces from news, entertainment, and sports in their most epic battle yet.

Also reprising their roles from previous installments are Cassie Scerbo, Masiela Lusha, and Cody Linley.

Confirmed cameos include:

  • Fabio (Model) as the Pope
  • Tony Hawk (Professional Skateboarder) as a masterful weapons operative strategist
  • Clay Aiken (Musician) as Llewelyn, a cutting edge technology genius
  • Olivia Newton-John (Musician) and daughter Chloe Lattanzi as Orion and Electra, two brilliant scientists who help defend Australia from a looming Sharknado
  • Bret Michaels (Musician) as a visiting artist that gets trapped in the storm
  • Margaret Cho (Comedian) as a fussy bride whose honeymoon is interrupted by sharks
  • Charo (Musician, Comedian) as The Queen of England
  • Gilbert Gottfried (Comedian) as storm chaser Ron McDonald
  • “Today” hosts Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Hoda Kotb as themselves
  • Olympic diving medalists Greg Louganis as Zico, a high-end art thief, and Tom Daley as himself
  • Olympic freeskiing medalist Gus Kenworthy and NBC News investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen as themselves
  • Porsha Williams (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) as Andromeda, an archeologist and member of the elite “Sharknado Sisterhood”
  • Tiffany “New York” Pollard (“Flavor of Love”) as Vega, a Brazilian black market artifacts dealer
  • Chris Kattan (“Saturday Night Live”) as The Prime Minister of England
  • Cat Greenleaf (“Talk Stoop”) and Dan Fogler (“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”) as themselves
  • Ross Mullan (“Game of Thrones” White Walker) as Dr. Wobbegon, a scientist who has made breakthroughs in meteorological studies to track Sharknado storms

Sharknado 5 Global Swarming

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