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The Geniuses Behind ‘Sharknado’

An inside look at The Asylum, the production company that makes all of those badass Syfy movies, including this week’s ‘Sharknado’ sequel

In this exclusive feature, meet the cracked geniuses at The Asylum, the production company responsible for Syfy’s Sharknado and this week’s insanely anticipated sequel, Sharknado 2: The Second One.

Before Sharknado, The Asylum was best known as the home of the mockbuster, that genre of low-budget movie that looks suspiciously similar to the world’s biggest blockbusters. In 2012, Tom Breihan got to the bottom of the phenomenon for Grantland. Read about it here. 

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