12th Aug2013

‘Sharknado’ gets a sequel… which gets a title!

by Phil Wheat

For those that haven’t seen it yet, Sharknado see regulars of a beachside bar including owner Fin (Ian Ziering), bartender Nova (Cassie Scerbo) and local drunk George (John Heard) team up with Fin’s ex-wife April (Tara Reid) to investigate the ecological nightmare that has sharks swimming through the streets of Los Angeles and falling from the skies.

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Following the huge social media buzz about the film, which even extended to it’s premiere here in the UK, Syfy decided to let Twitter users decide on the title of the forthcoming sequel and s decision has been reached! After reviewing more than 5,000 Twitter submissions to its Name Sharknado 2 social media contest, Syfy announced that the title of the eagerly anticipated Sharknado sequel is…

Sharknado 2: The Second One!

Says Thomas Vitale, Executive Vice President, Programming and Original Movies, Syfy:

Since Twitter played such a huge role in the success of the original movie, we wanted to use that platform to ask our fans to name Sharknado 2. This response is another reminder of how Sharknado has become a pop culture phenomenon. We want to thank all our viewers for their wonderful contributions to keeping up the shark-mentum.

Sharknado 2: The Second One, which will also be produced by The Asylum, hits land July 2014. The movie will be set in New York City.

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