Syfy Unveils ‘Star Wars’ Inspired ‘Sharknado 4’ Poster, Reveals Celebrity Cameos

In celebration of ‘Star Wars’ Day, Syfy has unveiled the official poster for ‘Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens’ – which draws heavily from the beloved franchise’s cinematic posters.

The Fourth is strong indeed! Syfy took advantage of Star Wars Day by unveiling the official movie poster for its latest Sharknado film, Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens. As the film’s title alludes, the official poster pays tribute to styling of Lucasfilm’s various Star Wars cinematic posters with a poster that shares numerous similarities with 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster.

As seen below, the poster features franchise stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid – whose character’s fate remains unknown – front and center alongside returning stars David Hasselhoff and Ryan Newman and newcomers Cody Linley, Imani Hakim and Masiela Lusha.

Sharknado 4: THE 4TH AWAKENS – Syfy

In addition to revealing the official movie poster for the fourth film in its Sharknado franchise, Syfy has also unveiled the first wave of celebrities set to make an appearance in this summer’s Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens. Joining the fan-favorite franchise’s fourth installment are:

  • Cynthia Bailey (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank), Kym Johnson (Dancing with the Stars),Carrie Keagan (TV host),  T’Keyah Crystal Keymah (In Living Color) and Baywatch stars Gena Lee Nolin and Alexandra Paul as various Astro-X rocket scientists and astrophysicists.
  • Benjy Bronk (The Howard Stern Show) as a morning show host.
  • Duane Chapman (Dog the Bounty Hunter) as a chainsaw dealer.
  • Stacey Dash (actress and pundit) as the Mayor of Chicago.
  • Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) as manager of the Shark World hotel.
  • David Faustino (Married with Children) as a Las Vegas gambler.
  • Lori Greiner (Shark Tank) as a home shopping guru.
  • Frank Mir (MMA fighter) as head of security for the Shark World hotel.
  • Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Wayne Newton (aka Mr. Las Vegas) and ToddSavannah and Grayson Chrisley (Chrisley Knows Best) as themselves.
  • Dr. Drew Pinsky (Loveline) as a pastor.
  • Patti Stanger (Millionaire Matchmaker) as a reporter.
  • Corey Taylor (Slipknot) as a Shark World hotel security guard.

The fourth film in Syfy’s Sharknado franchise is set to take place five years after the event of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell NO!. In the film, Fin (Ziering) and his family have been enjoying their sharknado-free lives in the years following the East Coast outbreak. However, when the sharknados return in new locations (and ways), Fin gears up to once again fight to protect his family and the rest of the world.

Don’t miss Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens Sunday, July 31 on Syfy!

What do you think of Syfy’s Star Wars inspired Sharknado 4 poster? Which of the celebrity cameos are you most excited for and who would you like to see added to the list? Join the conversation in the comments section below!