Airdate: Sharknado: The 4th Awakens


The fourth instalment of Sharknado, simply titled Sharkado: The 4th Awakens, will air on Syfy in August.

Set five years after Sharknado 3 ripped up the US East Coast, it will see Ian Ziering reprising his role as Fin Shepard.

Fin’s family have been blissfully Sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks – and ‘nados! – are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected…

It will also answer the outcome of the fan-voted #AprilLives or #AprilDies social campaign for Tara Reid as April Wexler.

David Hasselhoff as Gil Shepard and Ryan Newman as Claudia Shepard also return.

Sharknado: The 4th Awakens will also star:

• Gary Busey (“Lethal Weapon,” ”Celebrity Apprentice”), as Wilford Wexler, April’s father and a lead scientist at Astro-X. He’s at the forefront of advances in the field of robotics. 

• Tommy Davidson (“Black Dynamite,” “In Living Color”), as Aston Reynolds, playboy tech billionaire. Aston is the CEO of tech company Astro-X, developers of a revolutionary energy system that can stabilize the atmosphere and prevent the formation of tornadoes.

• Imani Hakim (“Everybody Hates Chris”), as Gabrielle, Matt’s best friend and a fellow soldier. Gabrielle is tough and no-nonsense, can take care of herself and isn’t afraid to show what she’s capable of doing.

• Cody Linley (“Hannah Montana,” “Melissa & Joey”), as Matt, Fin and April’s eldest son.  After surviving the first Sharknado, Matt finished flight school and joined the Army. He’s experienced the events of the last six years from afar and longs to reunite with his American Hero father.

• Masiela Lusha (“George Lopez”), as Gemini, Fin’s cousin. Ever resourceful, Gemini is chock full of shark-busting attitude and is ready to dive into the fight once the sharks hit the fan.

• Cheryl Tiegs (“The Apprentice”), as Raye, Fin’s mother and Col. Gil Shepard’s ex-wife. Raye is a little bit of a former flower child, but not afraid to speak her mind or protect her family.

Currently filming, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens will also include outrageous and surprising cameos to be announced soon.

9:30pm Monday August 1 on Syfy.

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