The first one was a huge hit and nearly caused a Twitter meltdown.
And now the sequel to Sharknado has started production and it’s taking a bite out of the Big Apple.
Ian Ziering and Vivica A. Fox were in full action mode as they filmed a scene for Sharknado 2: The Second One on top of yellow taxi cab in Manhattan on Wednesday.
B-movie: Ian Ziering and Vivica A. Fox started filming Sharknado 2: The Second One in Manhattan on Wednesday
The 49-year-old actor was decked out in a grey henley, hoodie, black denim jacket and black boots as he returned to lead the SyFy channel movie.
New cast member Vivica wore a pink top under a black leather jacket, camouflage pants and black boots.
The 49-year-old actress had long braids as she held on to a younger co-star during an action scene.
At one point during the rainy shoot, the Kill Bill star was spotted walking around the set with a trusty umbrella assistant at her side.
Not in Beverly Hills anymore: The 49-year-old reprises his role for the sequel set in New York
Land shark: The first film was a huge hit and caused a meltdown on Twitter
Something to sing about: Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath has jumped on the Sharknado bandwagon to hone is acting skills
Former Sugar Ray front man Mark McGrath was also on set honing his acting chops by filming with Ian.
Although Tara Reid was not around for this shoot, she will reprise her role for the B-movie extravaganza.
The first one took place in Los Angeles, but this time a freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a tornado of sharks on the city’s population and its most
While the original was filmed with cheesy graphics and low budget special effects, a photo of some the latest props seems to indicate fans will be in for more of the same in the sequel.
Low budget: The bad special effects and cheesy sharks are part of the movie’s success
Tornado of press: The first film was praised for being so bad it’s good
Staying dry: The 49-year-old actress weathered the storm with the help of an umbrella assistant
Sharknado was an unexpected smash hit last summer and sent Twitter into meltdown, with many celebrities tweeting about the campy movie.
The so-bad-it’s-good film even managed to win over critics and was such a success, it was released in cinemas for one night.
Producers were quick to scramble together to get a sequel in the works and it was revealed early on that it would be set in New York.
Besides Ian, Vivica, Mark and Tara, the sequel also stars Kelly Osbourne, Andy Dick, Judd Hirsch and former 30 Rock star Judah Friedlander.
Sharknado 2: The Second One is set to air on SyFy in July.
They’re back: Seen here in the original 2013 movie, Ian and Tara Reid reprise their roles for the Syfy sequel