Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has joined the cast of Sharknado 3 it has been announced.
The actor will play Gilbert Sheperd, the father of Fin (Ian Ziering) in the upcoming instalment of the hit Sharknado franchise. Hasselhoff joins returning stars Ziering, Tara Reid and Cassie Scerbo for the new movie.
Bo Derek has also joined the cast playing April’s (Tara Reid) mother May. Ryan Newman will play April and Fin’s daughter Claudia Sheperd, previously played by Nashville star Aubrey Peeples, and Jack Griffo portrays Claudia’s friend, Billy.
Additional cameo roles include Mark Cuban as the President of the United States; Ann Coulter as the Vice President; Jerry Springer as Mr. White, a manic tourist; *NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick as a pool lifeguard, and Chris Jericho, who will portray Bruce the roller coaster ride operator.
Sharknado 3 will premiere on Syfy in July just 24 hours after it airs in the US.
Anthony C. Ferrante will once again direct, based on an original screenplay by Thunder Levin. Sharknado 3 is a production of The Asylum.