December 6th, 2011
05:30 PM ET
From the looks of “Jersey Shore’s” new season 5 promo, Snooki and Co. couldn’t be happier to be back in Seaside Heights.
All the culture and architectural history in Florence was really just holding them back last season.
And here’s a treat for viewers: In addition to “Shore’s” usual bar fights, fist pumps and binge drinking, the coming season features … wait for it … a surprise party, a milk fight and a giant bunny costume to keep fans on the edge of their seats.
Back in October, we were privy to a sneak peak of what’s to come. So far we know Pauly D burns his face off at the tanning salon, Snooki thinks twice about wearing a pair of booty shorts with Jionni’s name on them and Ronnie blends one of his mystery shakes.
We also know that Vinny decides to take a break from Seaside at the start of the season. But speaking of Vinny, the budding actor is expanding his theatrical resume with a Syfy movie he should be able to relate to: "Jersey Shore Shark Attack."
Entertainment Weekly reports that Syfy's film will be set during a Fourth of July weekend at the Shore, when underwater drilling forces hordes of ticked off sharks to converge and start attacking people.
The cable channel has lined up quite a cast for this feature, including Paul Sorvino ("Goodfellas") to play the "possibly corrupt mayor"; Tony Sirico ("The Sopranos") to portray a "wise veteran of boardwalk...lore"; and 'N Sync's Joey Fatone, who'll play himself.
And Vin? He'll be portraying the on-scene reporter.
"Jersey Shore Shark Attack" is scheduled to air next summer, but before that, season 5 of the reality show will air on MTV January 5.
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