Sharknado: The 4th Awakens: Stacey Dash, Vince Neil, more star
The Sharknado franchise is taking full advantage of Star Wars Day. The fourth installment of the zany sci-fi series, entitiled Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, revealed its official poster and a slew of celebrity cameos on Wednesday.
Continuing the theme of the subtitle, the poster parodies the split red and blue Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster, and in terms of cameos, viewers can expect to see a lot of reality stars and band members.
Probably the most notable of the celebrity announcements is Stacey Dash, the political pundit and actress, who will play the mayor of Chicago. Additionally, Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, Wayne Newton, and Todd, Savannah and Grayson Chrisley (Chrisley Knows Best) will appear as themselves.
Playing Astro-X rocket scientists and astrophysicists will be Cynthia Bailey (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank), Kym Johnson (Dancing with the Stars), TV host Carrie Keagan, T’Keyah Crystal Keymah (In Living Color), and Baywatch stars Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul. Benjy Bronk (The Howard Stern Show) will appear as a morning show host, and Duane Chapman (better known as “Dog the Bounty Hunter”) will play a chainsaw dealer.
Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts plays the manager of the Shark World hotel, David Faustino (Married with Children) appears as a Las Vegas gambler, Lori Greiner (Shark Tank) shows up as a home shopping guru, and MMA fighter Frank Mir is the head of security for the Shark World hotel. Finally, Patti Stanger (Millionaire Matchmaker) is playing a reporter and Corey Taylor of Slipknot appears as a Shark World hotel security guard.
These celebrities will join previously announced stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff, Ryan Newman, Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha, and Cheryl Tiegs. Sharknado: The 4th Awakens premieres July 31 at 8 p.m. ET on SyFy. Check out the poster below.