It was July 11th of last year when we first had a glimpse of Sharknado on the Syfy channel. The film’s plot is a far-fetched idea that seems to be rather entertaining. It entailed a massive hurricane that caused man-eating sharks to fall from the skies of Los Angeles and actor Ian Ziering coming to save the day with a chainsaw. A year later we see the sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One, that took place here in New York.
The low-budget comedic B-movie was a big hit for Syfy’s network last night and the visual experience is all that viewers are raving about. The New York Times is intrigued by the movie’s success and thought that “something about “Sharknado” made people crazy.” They believed the movie is becoming a “cult phenomenon” and is appropriate entertainment during the lull of summer television. ““Sharknado 2” intends to be nothing more than dumb fun, and it succeeds well enough at that.”
The movie features cameo’s of recognizable stars acting in small roles throughout the story. Here is a look at who we were able to spot:
Judd Hirsch, Kelly Osbourne, Robert Hays, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath, Miley Cyrus’s father Billy Ray Cyrus, Perez Hilton, The Canadian Twitter queen and best-selling author Kelly Oxford, The Today Show anchor Matt Lauer, Andy Dick, An MTV Video Jock Downtown Julie Brown, show hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, The Weather Channel’s meteorologist Stephanie Abrams, Sandra “Pepa” Denton, Tiffany Shepis, Al Roker, Judah Friedlander, Spin City star Richard Kind, Anthony C. Ferrante, Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, Howard Stern Show‘s Benjy Bronk, Biz Markie, Robert Klein, wrestler Kurt Angle, Michael Gelman, Shark Tank mentor Daymond John, Syfy’s Vice President of programming Thomas P. Vitale, and New York’s notorious Times Square street performer the Naked Cowboy.
Rumor has it that there will be definitely be a Sharknado 3 in the making. Get excited and check out the video below that shows how you can light up your watching experience.
We spotted 28 stars playing small roles throughout the film – how many did you spot?