Sharknado 3 Officially Announced

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The sequel to Sharknado 2: The Second One makes the shark disaster films an annual event for Syfy.

In a move that no one should find surprising, Syfy has officially announced that a third Sharknado film is in the works. Syfy premiered Sharknado 2: The Second One on July 30, kicking off “Sharknado Week”. Sharknado and Sharknado 2 aired eight times that week, bringing 18.2 million viewers, and a record-breaking 3.9 million tuned in for the premiere. The third installment is due July 2015. With three films in as many years, Sharknado has become a yearly event for Syfy.

If you’re already itching for more Sharknado, the franchise recently made the jump to mobile gaming on iOS. Sharknado: The Video Game is an endless running game from Other Ocean Interactive. “The game we came up with is very much in the spirit of the films: ridiculous, overblown, yet oddly sincere,” says designer Frank Cifaldi. “We can’t wait for fans to sink their teeth into it.” Sharknado: The Video Game was released July 29.

The first Sharknado wrought its B-movie destruction on Los Angeles, and Sharknado 2 brought the chaos to the east coast by raining the apex predators on New York. Syfy hasn’t revealed which major city can expect a rain of teeth and fins in the upcoming sequel, but given that east and west have already been covered, I’m rooting for an Alaskan adventure, or maybe a city on the Gulf of Mexico. Of course, Syfy could just give in to the ridiculousness and drop a school of sharks on Yellowstone National Park, in the middle of a super eruption. Or, if you’d rather be terrified of real animals raining down on you, check out the reality behind Sharknado. Where do you hope the next Sharknado touches down?

Source: io9

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