'Sharknado' sequel adds Mark McGrath, Kelly Osbourne, Andy Dick and more

The sequel to the very popular TV movie 'Sharknado'  will be set in New York City.

Story highlights

  • The 'Sharknado' sequel is adding to the cast
  • This time a freak weather system turns deadly in New York City
  • Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will return

The Sharknado sequel may just have a soundtrack by Sugar Ray.

SyFy announced Thursday that Mark McGrath, Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander, and Vivica A. Fox will all appear in "Sharknado 2: The Second One." Osbourne will portray a flight attendant; Dick will play a New York City police officer. Friedlander will play the character of Brian, while Hirsch will be a cab driver (duh) named Ben. McGrath will play Ben's brother-in-law and Fox will portray Skye, an old high school friend of Fin (the returning Ian Ziering). Don't worry: Tara Reid will be returning as well.

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In a press release announcing the casting news, this is the plot description given: "A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites."

One can only hope that, once again, someone chainsaws their way out of a shark — maybe this time while standing on top of the Empire State Building?

See the original story at EW.com.