News

‘Sharknado’ sequel gets more star power

‘Sharknado’ sequel gets more star power

SHARK ATTACK: Kelly Osbourne is among the stars signed on for the "Sharknado" sequel. Photo: Associated Press

Kelly Osbourne and former Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath have joined the cast of the “Sharknado” sequel.

The TV movie about a freak storm that rains killer sharks on Los Angeles became a phenomenon when it debuted last year and stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering have already signed on for a New York-based follow-up.

They will be joined by Osbourne, McGrath, Vivica A. Fox, Andy Dick and Judd Hirsch, according to Deadline.com.

Reports suggest McGrath will play the brother-in-law of Ziering’s character Fin, while Osbourne has been cast as a flight attendant.

Returning to his TV roots in “Taxi,” Hirsch will portray a cab driver in “Sharknado 2: The Second One.”

Filming is scheduled to start later this month and the sequel is expected to hit TV screens this summer.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Entertainment

Would you eat crickets for lunch?

Fresh
eiblebugsREUTERS

A growing need for more food sources as well as a desire to treat animals more humanely have proponents predicting entomophagy, or eating insects, will eventually spread more heavily to western and developed countries.

2 hours ago in Music

Dolly Parton voicing a singing chicken

dollyparton

The country music legend is set for a little fowl play.

2 hours ago in Music

Dierks Bentley on going dark for ‘Black’

16-overlay-12

Dierks Bentley loved his wife's maiden name so much, he was ready to take her name when they got married.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Running Man dance craze sweeps police departments across U.S.

21-overlay-13

Police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that are gaining wide online popularity.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

National Spelling Bee ends in its unlikeliest tie to date

16-overlay-11

Nihar Janga looked like the strongest speller at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and perhaps the best ever. And he's only 11 years old.