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'Sharknado 4': Will #AprilLive or will #AprilDie?


Wed, Jul 6th 2016 04:40 pm

Syfy reveals results of Sharknado: The 4th Awakens social media campaign

Additional cameos, including Steve Guttenberg and WWE Superstar Seth Rollins, unveiled in latest update from the beloved Syfy franchise 

It's the "Sharknado" news the world has been anticipating!

Finally, the answer to the burning question: "Does #AprilLive or does #AprilDie?"

Syfy is unveiling the results of the first-of-its-kind "Sharknado" social campaign - which invited fans to determine the fate of the beloved character April Wexler (Tara Reid). To find out April's fate, click HERE.

Additionally, Syfy announces the final wave of cameos for this summer's fourth installment, "Sharknado" The 4th Awakens," premiering at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 31, including appearances by Carrot Top, the Chippendales Dancers, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Erika Girardi, Steve Guttenberg and WWE Superstar Seth Rollins.

Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering, "90210"), in his determined fight to protect the world from the sharknado menace, will enlist help from some new friends including:

  • Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows (YouTube star) as a train conductor 
  • Carrot Top as a Uber driver 
  • Chippendales Dancers as themselves 
  • DeStorm Power (You Tube/Vine star) as a National Guard member
  • Dolvett Quince ("The Biggest Loser") as a trainer 
  • Erika Girardi ("The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills") as tech Frances 
  • Gilbert Gottfried as a "Today" correspondent 
  • Seth Rollins as AstroTech Lopez 
  • Steve Guttenberg as a car owner 
  • Hayley Hasselhoff as supervisor Mary Jane and Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff as pilot Shaylin 
  • iJustine (You Tube star) as Supervisor Brock 
  • Roy Nelson (MMA fighter) as Donnie the Paparazzo 
  • Stassi Schroeder as Koening and Jax Taylor as a guardsman ("Vanderpump Rules"); and
  • Paul Shafferas himself 

These new cameos join the already-announced robust roster, including (in alphabetical order):

  • Benjy Bronk ("The Howard Stern Show") as a morning show host 
  • Corey Taylor(Slipknot) as a Shark World hotel security guard 
  • Cynthia Bailey ("The Real Housewives of Atlanta"),Robert Herjavec ("Shark Tank"), Kym Johnson ("Dancing with the Stars"), Carrie Keagan (TV host), T'Keyah Crystal Keymah ("In Living Color") and "Baywatch" stars Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul as Astro-X rocket scientists and astrophysicists 
  • David Faustino ("Married with Children") as a Las Vegas gambler 
  • Dr. Drew Pinsky ("Loveline") as a pastor 
  • Duane Chapman ("Dog the Bounty Hunter") as a chainsaw dealer 
  • Frank Mir (MMA fighter) as head of security for the Shark World hotel 
  • Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) as manager of the Shark World hotel 
  • Jedward (musicians) as Astro techs 
  • Jillian Barberie (TV host) as a train passenger 
  • Lori Greiner("Shark Tank") as a home shopping guru 
  • Patti Stanger ("Millionaire Matchmaker") as a reporter 
  • Stacey Dash (actress and pundit) as the mayor of Chicago 
  • Vince Neil (Motley Crue) 
  • Wayne Newton
  • Todd, Savannah and Grayson Chrisley ("Chrisley Knows Best") 

"Sharknado" The 4th Awakens" takes place five years after the East Coast was ravaged in last summer's "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!". Fin (Ziering), his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the intervening years, but now sharks - and 'nados! - are being whipped up in places (and ways) least expected.

Reid returns as April Wexler, and David Hasselhoff (as Gil Shepard) and Ryan Newman (as Claudia Shepard) will also reprise their "Sharknado 3" roles. New additions to the "Sharknado" cast include Gary Busey, Tommy Davidson, Imani Hakim, Cody Linley, Masiela Lusha and Cheryl Tiegs.

"Sharknado" The 4th Awakens" is a production of The Asylum. Anthony C. Ferrante returns to direct an original screenplay written by Thunder Levin.

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