The director and some cast members of "Sharknado 2: The Second One" appeared on stage in a Pasadena hotel on Tuesday to preview the upcoming airborne shark sequel and touched on a very serious topic: climate change.
Whoever could have predicted that
To be clear, he was talking about "Sharknado 2," not "An Inconvenient Truth."
The sequel moves the action from Los Angeles to
"I'm in a band," said McGrath, who is the lead singer of
The first film aired last July as just another in a long line of
But somehow, "Sharknado" touched a nerve, on social media at least, and a mini-phenomenon was born. Celebrities and regular folks live-tweeted the film into becoming a hit.
Filming on the sequel wrapped just last week in New York City, and though it's set in the summertime, the crew had to contend with what longtime New Yorker Friedlander called "the worst winter I've seen in 30 years."
McGrath said during filming of one scene set during a Mets Game at
Ferrente added that during filming of one outdoor sequence, "It was sunny, it snowed, it rained and then it was sunny again." He said the drastic weather changes are in the film, though most will think it's a gag.
Another scene set in
But no one seemed too worried about how that would affect their performance. "When you're unpretentious, you can be so much more creative," Wuhrer said. "You're not worried about what the critics are saying."