Sharknado Director Has Made A New Movie About A Zombie Tidal Wave
Just when you thought the niche world of sci-fi disaster cinema couldn't get any more baffling, the creative team from the Sharknado film series have decided to make a movie all about a zombie tidal wave - aptly titled, er, Zombie Tidal Wave.
The film comes from the weird and wonderful mind of director Anthony C. Ferrante, who's brought us such classics as 2013's Sharknado, 2014's Sharknado 2: The Second One, 2015's Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, 2016's Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, 2017's Sharknado 5: Global Swarming and 2018's The Last Sharknado: It's About Time - to name just a few.
Premiering on SYFY this August, it will star actor and producer Ian Ziering, who is known for playing Fin Shepard in the Sharknado films.
Well we're replacing this summers #sharknado with Zombie Tidal Wave #ZTW WATCH IT ON SYFY August 17th!
- Ian Ziering (@IanZiering) July 1, 2019
Plot details are slightly thin on the ground outside of what you can see in the trailer, but when you've got a film about a zombie tidal wave, I kinda feel like anything goes.
It looks as though a bunch of zombies break through from the ocean bed, and swim up to the surface before dragging their feet onto dry land to wreak all kinds of havoc in a small seaside community, forcing veteran sea captain Hunter Shaw (Ziering) to step in.
Classic disaster movie fodder, just with added zombies.
The SyFy synopsis reads: "From Ian Ziering and the director of the Sharknado movies comes Zombie Tidal Wave.
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"Do we need to sell it beyond that? Premiering August 17 on SYFY."
The trailer dropped yesterday (Thursday 18 July) during a 'Zombie Tidal Wave Panel' event at this year's San Diego Comic Con, which was attended by the creators and cast.
Reminder: @ZombieTidalWave San Diego Comic-Con panel is 2nite Aug18 @ 8:15 pm Room 6DE Trailer debut + more Star @IanZiering, #Sharknado director @acferrante cast Tatum Shae Chiniquy Angie Teodora Dick Lincoln Bevers & producer Darby Parker #Sdcc #ZombieTidalWave @SYFY pic.twitter.com/iO7IPf76Yt
- ZombieTidalWave (@ZombieTidalWave) July 18, 2019
And it seems fans are already excited to see the ridiculous new premise from the Sharknado crew, with one person tweeting: "OMG this looks so stupid good!!!! I love B movies, probably more C or D in this case."
Another person said: "Hahaha!! Can't Wait!! (Just when you thought it was SAFE to go back to the beach!)"
Someone else wrote: "From fighting Sharknados to Fighting a undead tsunami horde."
Zombie Tidal Wave will premiere on SYFY on 17 August.
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