'Sharknado' Flies Into Theaters For a Special Showing

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Would you be willing to pay $12.50 to see Syfy Network's mega hit Sharknado on the big screen? Well, Regal Entertainment Group along with NCM Fathom Events and the film's producer, The Asylum, is betting you will be.

On Friday, August 2 at 12:05 a.m. local time, you can catch the magnificence that is Sharknado at one of their participating theaters.

According to a statement from Chris Sylvia, director of digital marketing for Regal, "You know how audiences have had fun with Rocky Horror Picture Show over the years. If the internet reactions to this film are any indication, then our moviegoers are primed and ready to enjoy Sharknado larger than life in cinemas. Regal is proud to be giving our guests this chance to fuel the social media whirlwind by inviting friends to come to the show and tweeting reactions."

Tickets can be purchased at the box office or through Fathom Events.

The success of the film has resulted in a sequel that’s already in the works and is prompting fans to give it a catchy name. It is scheduled to premiere in July 2014.

You can also enjoy an all-day "Sharkathon" this Saturday starting at 9 a.m. on Syfy featuring an encore presentation of Sharknado at 9 p.m. ET.

-Larissa Mrykalo