Tara Reid, Ian Ziering Sign on for 'Sharknado 3'

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Tara Reid and Ian Ziering are ready to do it again. The two have signed on for Sharknado 3, which is set to air in July 2015. The SyFy phenomenon will once again feature Tara Reid as April Wexler and Ian Ziering as Fin Shepard.

SyFy made an official announcement about the upcoming TV movie, telling fans that Sharknado 3 will start in Washington, D.C., and “will cause mass destruction in the nation’s capital then roar down the Eastern Seaboard.”

Time magazine reports that director Anthony C. Ferrante is back on board too. Thunder Levin is writing the script.

The first Sharknado was about a freak hurricane that whipped deadly sharks into the air throughout Los Angeles. It became an internet sensation back in 2012 and was followed--just as successfully--by Sharknado 2: The Second One in July of 2013. The network also revealed this week that the sequel became the most watched original movie the network had ever aired. It brought in 3.9 million viewers.

Tara Reid joked about the possibility of a Sharknado incident coming to life during an interview last summer.

“You know, it actually can happen," she said at the time. "I mean, the chances of it happening are very rare, but it can happen actually. Which is crazy. Not that it—the chances of it are, like, you know, it's like probably 'pigs could fly.' Like, I don't think pigs could fly, but actually sharks could be stuck in tornados. There could be a 'sharknado.'”

Aside from the Sharknado franchise, Tara Reid is known for roles in Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Days of Our Lives, California Dreams, and Scrubs. She shared a nude Instagram photo with her followers to ring in 2015. Ian Ziering is best known for his role as Steve Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210. He is presently a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice.

Will you be tuning in in July to see Tara Reid and Ian Ziering reprise their roles as April Wexler and Fin Shepard in Sharknado 3?

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.