The theme of the fifth installment of Syfy’s campy “Sharknado” movie franchise is so fresh you can almost smell the chum.
Here’s the title: “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming.”
Here’s the tagline: “Make America Bait Again.”
Thank your fellow Americans for that.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, social media named the movie.
“Syfy asked Facebook fans for their input on this movie, and this is what you get, Syfy,” groaned Gizmodo UK.
The title and tagline were announced on Thursday, coincidentally – or was it? – on the same day the United States pulled out of the Paris climate accord.
In “Sharknado 5,” Ian Ziering and Tara Reid are both back as Fin Shepard and April Wexler. This time they’re traveling the world trying to save their young son who “gets trapped in a traveling ‘nado,” according to the official plot summary.
“From London to Rio, Tokyo, Rome, Amsterdam, and beyond, our globetrotting heroes will seek assistance from a highly-skilled squad of royals, scholars, and Olympians, enlisting famous faces from news, entertainment, and sports in their most epic battle yet.”
TV Guide has dubbed the sprawling cast “a D-list dream.”
Fabio will play the pope. Yes, Pope Fabio.
Actress/musician Charo will be the Queen of England.
Pro skater Tony Hawk will play a “masterful weapons operative strategist,” whatever that means.
Olivia Newton-John and her daughter, Chloe Lattanzi, will play scientists. Peace is the word.
And the list goes on and on ... Clay Aiken, Bret Michaels, Gilbert Gottfried, Margaret Cho, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Greg Louganis, Porsha Williams from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and Chris Kattan.
And that’s not counting the sharks.
“And given the political bent of the title and tagline, I’d say there’s a 500-percent chance that a Trump impersonator will find himself in the belly of a mako,” guesses TV Guide’s Tim Surette.
The movie premieres Aug. 6 on Syfy.