We are less than a month away from Sharknados taking over the world! Sharknado 5: Global Swarming is gearing up to be the biggest and most sharkiest of the films yet.
Ian Ziering will be reprising his role as Fin Shepard along with Tara Reid who will also be returning as his bionic wife April. The duo has their work cut out for them as, this time, sharks are literally everywhere.
In addition to the original cast and in true Sharknado fashion, the film is boasting an impressive list of celebrity cameos. Syfy’s official list, to date, for the cameo roles , consists of the following:
- 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
- Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb (Today hosts) as themselves
- Greg Louganis (Olympic diving medalist) as Zico, a high-end art thief, and Tom Daley (Olympic diving medalist) as himself
- Gus Kenworthy (Olympic freeskiing medalist ) and Jeff Rossen (NBC News investigative correspondent) 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
People gave us our first sneak peek at just a few of these awesome cameos and then some. Check it out:
Sharknado is back with its fifth installment premiering on August 6th, only on Syfy. You can check out the first teaser trailer for Sharknado 5: Global Swarming right HERE.
A karaoke obsessed, craft beer enthusiast and lover of all things pop culture, Denise enjoys all facets of entertainment from Broadway to box office blockbusters. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, concerts (lots and lots of concerts), volunteering, reading and playing with her rescue kitten, Samantha (who rescued who, right?).