Ian Ziering, Tara Reid To Reprise ‘Sharknado’ Roles in Third Movie

Actors Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will return for a third battle with killer sharks in Syfy’s Sharknado 3 originalfilm set to debut later this July.

Ziering and Reid will reprise their roles from the first two Sharknado sci-fi films, according to network officials. Man-eating sharks will terrorize Washington D.C. in the third installment of the Sharknado series, which will be produced by The Asylum studio.

Sharknado 2: The Second One which aired last July set a Syfy original movies audience record with 3.9 million viewers.

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