“Oh my god,” Statham gasps in what will probably, definitely be the Oscar moment. “It’s a megalodon.”
And it’s the new monster munch from Warner Bros that’s going to keep people off the beaches next summer, you know, just in case.
Based on Steve Alten’s 1997 book The Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror (which, perhaps portentously, had six sequels), the movie stars Jason Statham as intrepid rescue diver Jonas Taylor who must save the crew of a busted submarine from a gargantuan, two million-year old shark. Do you even need to know more? That’s what I thought, but I’ll be disappointed if he doesn’t punch it at least once.
It’s out in August.