Listen, if you’re here reading about a new ‘Sharknado’ film, then you likely know what you’re getting into, you know what the wacky films are all about, and you’re interested in seeing more. Right? Well, then, you are in luck, because today we have lots of new info from TV network SyFy about the upcoming fifth installment in the series, the aptly named ‘Sharknado 5: Global Swarming.’
Fresh off a social media contest, the winning fan submission for the tagline of the film is “Make American Bait Again!” Featuring returning acting talent Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, the description of the film is – well, it’s right on par with what you’re hoping for, probably:
In SHARKNADO 5: GLOBAL SWARMING, 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.
Think that’s not bonkers enough for you? Check out this oddly-impressive list of cameos in the film:
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
So, yeah… that’s all happening. And lucky you – you get to watch the madness unfold on-screen in just a few short months!
‘Sharknado 5: Global Swarming’ is scheduled to debut on August 6, 2017, on the SyFy channel.
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