David Hasselhoff knows that it's his civic duty to be in the splash zone whenever a self-aware comedy involves beach activities. So of course he'll be Ian Ziering's dad in Sharknado 3. Maybe his presence will calm the production crew, whose strike over benefits have threatened to delay the Syfy movie from being ready to air at the end of the summer.

The cool Baywatch aura of the 'Hoff might especially be needed after the attorney for the Sharknado producers issued a mocking statement that production will "[increase] the amount of chum at the craft services table and will no longer require employees to sleep without moving.”

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