12 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About The Sharknado Franchise

  
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10. Ian Ziering “Didn’t Think It Would See The Light Of Day”

You’d assume that an actor would have real faith in a script to take on a role. They are floored by the story or wowed by the theme. Perhaps they’re excited about who they’ll be working with or what impact the film will inevitably have on modern culture. Yeah, not always. When asked about his thoughts on Sharknado, the movie, which has brought his named back into the public vocab, Ian Ziering responded, “After reading the script, I didn’t think it would see the light of day!” Ouch. That’s gotta be just about as nasty as a shark bite. Okay, maybe not THAT painful, but still, that’s quite a sting. Luckily for him, or at least his bank account if not for his love of the franchise, the movie did indeed see the light of day, as well as spark a new fabulously-crappy-movie cult-fandom.

Photo by Moviestore/REX

Photo by Moviestore/REX

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9. Sharknado Better Than Jaws? Ian Ziering Thinks So!

Jaws is hands-down one the most iconic shark-related movie in Hollywood’s history. Sharknado is certainly making its mark – in its own special way – but can the two be compared? Sharknado star Ian Ziering thinks so and not just that, he thinks Sharknado comes out on top, at least in some aspects, stating,“I mean, the opening scene from Sharknado I think was better than the original Jaws movie. It was scarier, it was bloodier, and it had more high-anxiety moments than the original Jaws movie.” Um, okay.

© Syfy / Courtesy Everett Collection

© Syfy / Courtesy Everett Collection

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