NBCUniversal International Networks’ Syfy has added a Malaysian twist to the latest installment of the global pop culture sensation Sharknado 3. The company released a special version of the film’s poster with the popular local expression “Alamak!” in place of the tagline “Oh Hell No!” The two-hour original movie will premiere in Malaysia on Thursday, July 23 on Syfy HD.
Malaysian viewers need not worry about having to wait much longer than their US counterparts to experience Sharknado 3as the movie will be premiering within a mere 24 hours of its American debut.
Sharknado 3 will cause mass destruction in Washington, D.C. before roaring down the Eastern Seaboard and into Florida, and stars Ian Ziering as Fin, Tara Reid as April and Cassie Scerbo as Nova. Joining them will be David Hasselhoff as Fin’s father, Gil; Bo Derek will play April’s mother, May; Ryan Newman will play April and Fin’s daughter, Claudia Shepard, and Jack Griffo will portray Claudia’s friend, Billy.
Additional cameo roles include Mark Cuban as the President of the United States; Ann Coulter as the Vice President; Michele Bachmann as herself; Jerry Springer as Mr. White, a manic tourist; Washington Redskins tackle Tom Compton as a reporter; *NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick as a pool lifeguard, and Chris Jericho, who will portray Bruce the roller coaster ride operator. Anthony C. Ferrante will once again direct, based on an original screenplay by Thunder Levin. Sharknado 3 is a production of The Asylum.
When it aired in July 2014, Sharknado 2: The Second One became Syfy’s most-watched original movie ever.
Sharknado 3 premieres 23 July, Thursday at 8:20pm on Syfy HD (HyppTV Channel 611).