Sharknado 2: The Second One

sharknado2Last night, Sharknado 2: The Second One, debuted around the world. The deliberately bad and cheesy b-grade movie made a huge splash in 2013 as each replays drew bigger audiences as the buzz grew. With the second movie, which saw a series of shark flinging tornadoes hit New York City, to help build the social media frenzy, SyFy ensured an international same day release with 86 countries delivering the ridiculous story to their viewers. As a result, the show generated more than a billion tweets. New Zealand, however, missed out on being part of the big event.

It amazes me that in this day and age, 86 other countries, are able to have access to a global phenomenon at the same time and yet New Zealand either can’t or won’t. Continue reading »

Here’s the merchandise that SyFy staff are wearing across the Tasman today.

Could it get any better/worse? You betcha!

One extra large giant shark sandwich with extra cheese…

Sharks on the subway? You betcha!

Here’s a novel idea. The producers are calling for fans to help crowdsource fund a bonus scene for Sharknado 2: The Second One that will involve chainsaws.

Want to get involved? Visit IndieGoGo.

sharknado-2Sharknado stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid are headed back into the eye of the storm.

The pair have signed on to reprise their respective roles as Fin and April in the impending sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One.

The follow-up, which will be set in New York City and starts shooting 0n February 13. The original gained cult like status, after it caused a social media sensation after it aired last year. Continue reading »