Major Sharknado 2: The Second One Casting News; Production Starts Next Week!
Last month Syfy and The Asylum revealed that Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will reprise their roles as Fin and April in the eagerly awaited Sharknado sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One. Today more familiar faces have joined the fracas.
From the Press Release:
Syfy and The Asylum announce that Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, Vivica A. Fox, and Mark McGrath will join the eagerly anticipated Original Movie Sharknado 2: The Second One.
Osbourne will portray a flight attendant, and Dick will play a New York City police officer. Friedlander will play the character of Brian, while Hirsch – who starred in the iconic New York-based TV series "Taxi" – will be a cab driver named Ben. Fox will join the cast as Skye, an old high school friend of Fin (Ian Ziering), and Mark McGrath – lead singer of the rock band Sugar Ray and "Killer Karaoke" host – will play Fin’s brother-in-law.
Anthony C. Ferrante returns to direct a screenplay by Thunder Levin, who also wrote Sharknado.
In Sharknado 2: The Second One, a freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a "sharknado" on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites – and only Fin (Ziering) and April (Tara Reid) can save the Big Apple.
Sharknado 2, set to begin production next week, will be filmed in New York City and is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in July.
Read our original Sharknado review here and a Q&A with star Tara Reid and director Anthony Ferrante here.
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