VIDEO: Sharks + Tornado = 'Sharknado' starring Tara Reid

You might remember Tara Reid as the smokeshow from Van Wilder or as that one guy's girlfriend in American Pie or as one of JD's girlfriends on Scrubs. If you're a stoner, you'll probably recall the time that her big toe starred in The Big Lebowski. But, after next Thursday, you'll never think of her the same again thanks to her leading turn in the forthcoming SyFy original movie... wait for it... Sharknado.

Definitely not based on a true story, here's the entirely plausible official synopsis.

When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. And when the high-speed winds form tornadoes in the desert, nature's deadliest killer rules water, land, and air.

Now, I know what you're asking and, yes, Sharknado also stars the dad from Home Alone. Here's to hoping they splurged and got the rights to adapt "It's Raining Men" to "It's Raining Sharks." It premieres July 11th at 9 p.m. on Syfy. On your mark, get set, DVR. [SyFy]

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