TVLine Items: Sharknado Sequel Casting News, USA Snags Macklemore, FNL Reunion and More
Sharknado stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid are headed back into the eye of the storm.
The pair have signed on to reprise their respective roles as Fin and April in Syfy’s impending sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One, the New York Daily News reports.
The follow-up, which will be set in New York City, starts shooting in February.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well….
* Fresh off Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ stirring performance at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, USA Network has unveiled a new pro-diversity PSA starring the hip-hop duo. The spot, which features a mash-up of their equality anthem “Same Love,” kicks off the cabler’s month-long “Characters Unite” campaign. Check it out below.
* Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn have inked deals to reprise their respective roles as Corrine Dollanganger and Olivia Foxworth in Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic sequel, Petals on the Wind, EW.com reports.
* Friday Night Lights reunion alert! Dora Madison Burge (aka Becky) has snagged a recurring role in The CW’s new alien drama Star-Crossed opposite her former FNL co-star Aimee Teegarden. According to Zap2it, Burge will play a classmate of Teegarden’s Emery. The series bows Monday, Feb. 17 at 8/7c.
* Bravo has renewed Top Chef for a 12th season, to launch in Fall 2014.
* A new From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series trailer has dropped, and this one is most definitely NSFW.