Sharknado will return next year... with a live stage show!

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Jul 21, 2018, 12:03 AM EDT

You can't keep a good Sharknado down. On Friday, at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew held a panel on The Last Sharknado: It's About Time. Yes, as you might imagine, this is the sixth and final in the Sharknado film franchise. But Sharknado will live on ...

... with a live stage show.

Indeed, there is going to be a live stage version of Sharknado. No details were offered at the panel, other than that it is expected to premiere at a resort/casino in 2019 and will be a sensory overload, if you will. An official announcement is expected later this year.

Sharknado is a tongue-in-cheek franchise that launched in 2013 and wrought tornados that sweep sharks out of the ocean and into twisters, causing flying, pissed-off sharks to attack landlubbers. Tara Reid and Ian Ziering star in the Sharknado franchise, and will return for the final film. The series is known for its cameos, which in the past have included Kelly Osbourne, Billy Ray Cyrus, Downtown Julie Brown, Ann Coulter, Penn & Teller, Lou Ferrigno, David Faustino, and Gilbert Gottfried, to name just a few.

In addition to the live stage show, in August you can look forward to a Sharknado VR experience, it was revealed at Comic-Con. The concept? While standing in the center of the Sharknado, you must kill the sharks with a variety of weapons while saving as many people as possible. 

The Last Sharknado will involve time travel and an evil sorceress. It doesn't get any wackier than that. It premieres on SYFY on Aug. 19.

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