Ian Ziering, Tara Reid Returning for 'Sharknado 3'

Sharknado Ian Ziering Still - P 2013

Sharknado Ian Ziering Still - P 2013

It's official: Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will return to battle another Sharknado.

Syfy announced Thursday at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour that the duo will reprise their roles as Fin and April for the third Sharknado TV movie.

Anthony C. Ferrante will return to direct the newest Sharknado, which is becoming an annual event for the NBCUniversal-owned cable network.

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Launching in July, Sharknado 3 will this time be set in Washington, D.C., and, per Syfy, "cause mass destruction in the nation's capital" before it roars down the Eastern Seaboard.

The second Sharknado — set in New York — became Syfy's most-watched original movie ever with 3.9 million total viewers. The Asylum again returns to produce the telepic.

Additional casting — and the movie's subtitle — have not yet been announced.

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