‘Sharknado’ director: ‘If this is ‘Star Wars,’ then you’ve got to make ‘Empire Strikes Back’

07.12.13 4 years ago

“Sharknado” director: “If this is ‘Star Wars,’ then you’ve got to make ‘Empire Strikes Back'”
Anthony C. Ferrante last night reacted to the frenzy over his movie, and said he’s ready to do a sequel. “I mean, what do you do after ‘Sharknado’? You’ve got to up the ante. I don’t want to compare this to ‘Star Wars,’ but if this is ‘Star Wars,’ then you”ve got to make ‘Empire Strikes Back’ – whatever version of that ‘Empire Strikes Back’ is of a ‘Sharknado’ sequel. Number twos are usually pretty damn good.” PLUS: “Sharknado’s” bizarre geography, 6 things about L.A. “Sharknado” got wrong and right, “Sharknado’s” brilliance explained in Gifs and Vines, watch Ian Ziering talk “Sharknado,” and more than 604,000 tweets were generated last night — more than “Game of Thrones” Red Wedding.

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