Sharknado 2 (working title), which will again be produced by The Asylum, is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2014.
Syfy also announced a special Twitter contest to help name the movie with an appropriate subtitle. Fans will be able to tweet their subtitle to @SyfyMovies using #Sharknado. Syfy will select the best submission as the subtitle for Sharknado 2.
In making the announcement, Thomas Vitale, Executive Vice President, Programming and Original Movies, Syfy, had this to say.
In Sharknado, regulars of a beachside bar including owner Fin (Ian Ziering/Beverly Hills, 90210), bartender Nova (Cassie Scerbo/Make It or Break It) and local drunk George (John Heard/Home Alone) team up with Fin's ex-wife April (Tara Reid/Scrubs) to investigate the ecological nightmare that has sharks swimming through the streets of Los Angeles and falling from the skies.
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Sharknado was released July 11th, 2013 and stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard, Cassie Scerbo, Jaason Simmons, Alex Arleo, Neil H. Berkow, Heather Khan. The film is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.
Sharknado 2: The Second One comes to theaters July 31st, 2014 and stars Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Kelly Osbourne, Ian Ziering, Mark McGrath, Judah Friedlander, Andy Dick, Judd Hirsch. The film is directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.