Tara Reid and Ian Ziering Will Return in "Sharknado 2"

Posted Thursday January 30, 2014 10:53 PM GMT

It was the surprise TV hit of the summer and now SyFy has nabbed its two leading stars for "Sharknado 2."

Set in New York City, the sequel will include both Ian Ziering and Tara Reid in their roles as Fin and April.

Shooting for the far-fetched flick is scheduled to begin in the Big Apple in February for a July 2014 release.

According to the network's executive vice president Thomas Vitale, "Sharknado' was an extraordinary ‘perfect storm' which captured the attention of movie fans across the globe. couldn't go anywhere without hearing about 'Sharknado!' By reassembling the creative team–and dropping sharks onto New York's iconic sites–we're unleashing yet another ‘fin' wave of shark-mania."

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