Syfy’s officially announced the title of the 2017 Sharknado installment. The fifth film in the campy flying shark franchise will be Sharknado 5: Global Swarming and its tagline is “Make America Bait Again.” The network also confirmed the celebrities who will be putting in cameo appearances in the upcoming film.
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming is set to premiere on August 6, 2017 at 8pm ET/PT. Ian Ziering is reprising his role as Fin Shepard and Tara Reid is back as Fin’s wife, April. Returning cast members also include Cassie Scerbo, Masiela Lusha and Cody Linley.
The Plot: In Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, the mission gets personal for Fin Shepard (Ziering) and his bionic wife, April (Reid) when their young son gets trapped in a traveling ‘nado and transported all over the world. From London to Rio, Tokyo, Rome, Amsterdam and beyond, our globetrotting heroes will seek assistance from a highly-skilled squad of royals, scholars and Olympians, enlisting famous faces from news, entertainment, and sports in their most epic battle yet.
Sharknado 5 Cameos:
• Fabio (Model) as the Pope
• Tony Hawk (Professional skateboarder) as a masterful weapons operative strategist
• Clay Aiken (Musician) as Llewelyn, a cutting edge technology genius
• Olivia Newton-John (Musician) and daughter Chloe Lattanzi as Orion and Electra, two brilliant scientists who help defend Australia from a looming Sharknado
• Bret Michaels (Musician) as a visiting artist that gets trapped in the storm
• Margaret Cho (Comedian) as a fussy bride whose honeymoon is interrupted by sharks
• Charo (Musician, Comedian) as The Queen of England
• Gilbert Gottfried (Comedian) as storm chaser Ron McDonald
• Today hosts Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb as themselves
• Olympic diving medalists Greg Louganis as Zico, a high-end art thief, and Tom Daley as himself
• Olympic freeskiing medalist Gus Kenworthy and NBC News investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen as themselves
• Porsha Williams (The Real Housewives of Atlanta) as Andromeda, an archeologist and member of the elite “Sharknado Sisterhood”
• Tiffany “New York” Pollard (Flavor of Love) as Vega, a Brazilian black market artifacts dealer
• Chris Kattan (Saturday Night Live) as The Prime Minister of England
• Cat Greenleaf (Talk Stoop) and Dan Fogler (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) as themselves
• Ross Mullan (Game of Thrones White Walker) as Dr. Wobbegon, a scientist who has made breakthroughs in meteorological studies to track Sharknado storms