Sharknado 3 to take a bite out of Syfy's July line-up
DetailsMichelle Clancy | 15 June 2015
The third instalment of the Sharknado franchise — Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! — is adding to its list of A-list (and B-, C- and D-list) celeb cameos.
Actor Frankie Muniz, entertainers Penn & Teller, multi-Grammy winner Ne-Yo, NASCAR drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, author Jackie Collins, Hulk actor Lou Ferrigno and former MythBusters host Grant Imahara will join the star-studded cast of when the third instalment of the shark-tastic pop culture sensation premieres on Syfy on 22 July.
The new instalment will also premiere on Syfy in 87 countries within 24 hours of the US premiere.
Ian Ziering (Fin), Tara Reid (April) and Cassie Scerbo (Nova) return to star in Sharknado 3, which will cause mass destruction in Washington, DC, then roar down the Eastern Seaboard before the final confrontation in Orlando.
Joining them will be David Hasselhoff (Fin's father, Gil), Bo Derek (April's mother, May), and Nickelodeon stars Ryan Newman (April and Fin's daughter, Claudia Shepard) and Jack Griffo (Claudia's friend, Billy).
Among the newly-announced cameos, Frankie Muniz plays Nova's friend, mechanic Lucas Stevens, while Penn Jillette and Teller, respectively, are retired NASA Lieutenant Colonel Stylo and Major Caissier. Playing Secret Service agents are Ne-Yo (Agent Deveroux), Lou Ferrigno (Agent Banner) and Grant Imahara (Agent Lodge), and Jackie Collins, Brad Keselowskiand Joey Logano appear as themselves.
They join previously revealed cameos, including:
• Mark Cuban (President of the United States)
• Ann Coulter (Vice President of the United States)
• WWE Superstar Chris Jericho (ride attendant Bruce)
• Jerry Springer (tourist)
• Jedward (tourists)
• Ray J (NASA tech Tom Major)
• Michele Bachmann as herself
• Today's Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb as themselves
• NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick (lifeguard)
• Shahs of Sunset star Reza Farahan (Capitol Park policeman)
• Comcast SportsNet's Brian Mitchell (NASA tech)
• Anthony Weiner (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration director)
• The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards (Universal Orlando Resort VIP Guide)
• Former The Girls Next Door stars Holly Madison (military sergeant) and Kendra Wilkinson (waitress)
• Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (NASA tech) and offensive tackle Tom Compton (reporter)
• ESPN's Michelle Beadle (Special Agent Argyle), Marcellus Wiley (Army Specialist Iverson) and Max Kellerman (Army Sergeant Joseph)