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Mark McGrath gives the story behind 'Sharknado' sequel tweets

There's going to be another Sharknado! And Mark McGrath will be in the thick of it. 

McGrath recently announced that he would be starring in the sequel to last year's cult hit, and he tweeted about joining the cast.

So+I+guess+Daniel+Day+Lewis+dropped+out...on+my+way+to+New+York+to+film+#Sharknado2+#bitetheBigApple

—+mark+mcgrath+(@mark_mcgrath)+February+13,+2014+

Here's what McGrath had to say in the Orange Room on Wednesday about the movie and his acting chops.

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Mark McGrath banks on an Oscar for 'Sharknado' role

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McGrath said that the hardest part about doing the movie would be leaving his family while he shot the sequel in New York. Before leaving, he tweeted this about something his daughter said that caught him off guard.

My+little+girl+Hartley+just+said,+"the+trees+are+waking+up+and+the+squirrels+are+having+breakfast",+and+everything+made+sense+for+5+seconds

—+mark+mcgrath+(@mark_mcgrath)+February+12,+2014+

McGrath explained why his daughter's words meant so much to him. 

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Mark McGrath shares sweet moment with twin daughter

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Watch Mark McGrath chatting with Kathie Lee and Hoda about the upcoming season of "Killer Karaoke." 

Want the story behind other celebs' tweets? Go Behind the Tweet with more TODAY guests here.

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