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Sharknado 2's Ian Ziering Promises Jaw-Dropping OMG Moments, While Tara Reid... Wants to Party

Ian Ziering no longer is Steve Sanders. Now, “He is Sharknado.”

Tara Reid made that declaration during the pair’s visit to TVLine’s San Diego Comic-Con suite, where they talked up the splashy sequel to Syfy’s perfect social media storm of 2013.

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In the video below, Ziering tells TVLine’s Michael Ausiello, “There’s a lot of anticipation, a lot of excitement” for Sharknado 2: The Second One , which premieres Wednesday, July 30 and finds his Finn once again braving a twister (or two) teeming with Great Whites and the like.

This time around, Reid’s character gains some “muscle,” she (sorta) says, while the non-stop action unspools in New York City. (Fun fact: Numerous scenes were filmed right around the corner from TVLine’s Times Square offices; we survived.)

So buzzy is the Sharknado fin-omenon that Syfy already greenlit a third movie. And as the Q&A winds down, Ziering and Reid mull ideas for the setting, with the latter seeming to be fixated on world-famous party beaches, hmm….