SYFY REVEALS "SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS" CAMEOS AND OFFICIAL POSTER ART
NEW YORK - May 4, 2016 - Today, the Fourth is definitely with you as Syfy reveals the first wave of cameos and the official movie poster for SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS, premiering Sunday, July 31 at 8PM ET/PT.
With sharknados back in full force, it's only natural that Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering) would need to enlist help from some new friends in his tireless fight to protect the world from the sharknado menace...
Among those making cameos in SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS this summer are (in alphabetical order):
· Cynthia Bailey ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta"), Robert Herjavec ("Shark Tank"), Kym Johnson ("Dancing with the Stars"), Carrie Keagan (TV host), T'Keyah Crystal Keymah ("In Living Color") and "Baywatch" stars Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul as Astro-X rocket scientists and astrophysicists
· Benjy Bronk ("The Howard Stern Show") as a morning show host
· Duane Chapman ("Dog the Bounty Hunter") as a chainsaw dealer
· Stacey Dash (actress and pundit) as the Mayor of Chicago
· Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) as manager of the Shark World hotel
· David Faustino ("Married with Children") as a Las Vegas gambler
· Lori Greiner ("Shark Tank") as a home shopping guru
· Frank Mir (MMA fighter) as head of security for the Shark World hotel
· Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Wayne Newton (aka Mr. Las Vegas) and Todd, Savannah and Grayson Chrisley ("Chrisley Knows Best") as themselves
· Dr. Drew Pinsky ("Loveline") as a pastor
· Patti Stanger ("Millionaire Matchmaker") as a reporter
· Corey Taylor (Slipknot) as a Shark World hotel security guard
... and stay tuned for more cameo surprises to be announced!
SHARKNADO: THE 4th AWAKENS takes place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in last summer's SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!. Fin (Ziering), his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks - and 'nados! - are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected.
Tara Reid is also set to return as April Wexler to reveal the outcome of the fan-voted #AprilLives or #AprilDies social campaign. David Hasselhoff (as Gil Shepard) and Ryan Newman (as Claudia Shepard) will also reprise their SHARKNADO 3 roles. New additions to the SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS cast include Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha and Cheryl Tiegs.
SHARKNADO: THE 4TH AWAKENS is a production of The Asylum. Anthony C. Ferrante returns to direct an original screenplay written by Thunder Levin.
Twitter: @sharknadosyfy #Sharknado4 and #The4thAwakens
About The Asylum
The Asylum is one of the world's leading brand-oriented motion picture and television studios. With a focus on high-concept, market-driven entertainment, like the SHARKNADO franchise and the popular Z NATION television series, The Asylum finances, produces and releases 25 films per year through its direct pipeline to the nation's top retailers and its network of international partners. Since its founding in 1997, The Asylum has released more than 500 films and has built a library of over 200 original productions, including top-rated movie premieres for Syfy, Lifetime, and Animal Planet networks. In addition, The Asylum has begun production on Season 3 on one of Syfy's highest-rated shows, Z NATION, a critically-acclaimed action-horror series.
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