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The ‘Sharknado 2′ cast keeps getting weirder

The ‘Sharknado 2′ cast keeps getting weirder

'SHARKNADO:' In this image released by Syfy, Ian Ziering, second left, and Cassie Scerbo battle a shark in the Syfy original film "Sharknado." The network is announcing a sequel to "Sharknado," which became an instant campy classic with its recent airing. The new film premieres in 2014. Photo: Associated Press

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and rapper Biz Markie have joined the cast of the “Sharknado” sequel.

“Sharknado 2: The Second One” will debut in America on July 31, just over a year after the original movie aired and became an instant hit.

Salt-N-Pepa star Sandra Denton has also joined the cast alongside professional wrestler Kurt Angle.

They will play a former New York City mayor and a New York fire chief, respectively.

Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will reprise their roles as Fin and April, while new cast members include Kelly Osbourne, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath and Andy Dick.

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Iron Maiden frontman returns to public eye

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In this photo made available on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, singer Bruce Dickinson performs during the concert of the English heavy metal band Iron Maiden at the Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island in northern Budapest, Hungary, late Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The Island Festival is one of the biggest cultural events of Europe with an emphasis on music.

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson makes his first public appearance since undergoing treatment for cancer.

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Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

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Prosecutor: Germanwings co-pilot appeared to want to ‘destroy the plane’

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The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.