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

By Erin Strecker, EW
updated 10:53 AM EST, Thu February 13, 2014
The sequel to the very popular TV movie 'Sharknado' will be set in New York City.
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

(EW.com) -- 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.

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