Movie News: Ian Ziering & Tara Reid Back for SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE

Written by Andrew Pollard Friday, 31 January 2014

Movie News

With last year’s SHARKNADO generating a massive amount of online buzz, it didn’t take long for a sequel to get given the go-ahead. Wittily(?) titled SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE, the follow-up will begin shooting as soon as 13th February. Syfy and The Asylum, the guys behind a whole host of the low-budget creature features we’ve seen over the last few years, have now announced that two of the first movie’s stars, Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, will be returning to action.

Discussing the sequel, Syfy’s Thomas Vitale said, “SHARKNADO was an extraordinary ‘perfect storm’ which captured the attention of movie fans across the globe. 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.”

The Asylum’s Paul Bales added, “We’re thrilled to be able to bring back the talent that made SHARKNADO a hit. Can lightning strike twice? I don’t know, but it’s a scientific fact that you’re more likely to be killed in lightning than by a shark. This film will have lightning and sharks, so that’s got to count for something.”

For anyone who’s seen the first movie – review here – there’s just so much that is just so wrong, mainly coming from Tara Reid’s direction. That said, the movie does have a certain enjoyable charm to it despite being a load of utter tripe for the most part.

As well as Ziering and Reid, SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE will also see director Anthony Ferrante and screenwriter Thunder Levin return. At present, the sequel is set to premiere on Syfy this July.

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY OUR LATEST ISSUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.


Suggested Articles:
David Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises is a favourite of many of us here at Moonbase Alpha, and now t
With T’Challa’s solo adventure just over a year away, some new information has come out on the b
One of the upcoming movies that we’re most looking forward to here at Moonbase Alpha is the big sc
The rumour and speculation surrounding the Bond franchise just doesn’t want to go away, and now To
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner

Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144