The “Sharknado” franchise is taking a bigger bite out of America with its latest installment.
After descending on Los Angeles and New York, the storm of sharp-toothed predators will descend on the majority of the East Coast in the upcoming “Sharknado 3.”
The news was unveiled on the “Sharknado” twitter account with an announcement that the upcoming offering will range from our nation’s capital to Orlando, Florida.
— Sharknado (@SharknadoSyfy) October 20, 2014
“BREAKING: It’s official!” the tweet read. “From DC to Orlando… #Sharknado3 Takes on the Feast Coast! #SyfyPT.”
The second installment of the “Sharknado” franchise — titled “Sharknado 2: The Second One” — set a ratings record for Syfy original movies and nearly tripled the viewership of the first film’s debut, pulling in 3.9 million total viewers with its July 2014 premiere.The “Sharknado” series was also an instant social media sensation, drawing intense interest with the July 2013 premiere of the initial “Sharknado” film.