Richard Dreyfuss has never heard of it: talking to the creator of ‘Sharknado 2’

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Thunder Levin is in on the joke. The improbably named writer of SyFy’s notorious Sharknado has been making tongue-in-cheek disasters since 2008’s Mutant Zombie Vampires From The Hood. But it wasn’t until last year’s Jaws-meets-Twister disaster film that Levin hit pay dirt, attracting millions of viewers to a story that he has never described as anything but ridiculous. This year he hopes to do it again — the fan-named Sharknado 2: The Second One debuts Wednesday night on SyFy.

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