As Godzilla versus Kong slackens its hang on the spring film industry for Mortal Kombat and impending May discharges, we’ll miss the force of a decent beast coordinate. While it very well might be some time until another MonsterVerse film comes out, we can evidently wager on Jason Statham’s second round with the Megalodon coming the nearish future with The Meg 2.
The activity star got amped up for the animal component while advancing his most recent film Wrath of Man set for release one week from now. Jason Statham shared this update about what’s new with The Meg continuation:
“We’re gonna start shooting in January, if I get my dates right. Ben Wheatley is the director, I’m very excited to work with him. I’m thrilled to get going, it’s been a while. We’ve been waiting around for the right scripts to come in and the right director to turn up, and we’ve got all those things and they’re all stacked up now.”
It seems like everything is beginning to at long last meet up for the Warner Bros blockbuster three years after the enormous accomplishment of the principal film. As Jason Statham told Collider, he’s hoping to encounter the Megalodon at the highest point of 2022. The film presently can’t seem to get a delivery date, yet in the event that all goes as arranged, I’d envision we’re taking a gander at a late spring 2023 opening for The Meg 2.
The principal film was coordinated by Jon Turteltaub, who is additionally notable for helming National Treasure, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Last Vegas. The spin-off will have Ben Wheatley driving the charge. Wheatley recently murdered List, High-Rise and Netflix’s Rebecca. Statham additionally spouted about the chief with the accompanying:
“Yeah [Wheatley’s] great. We have a great shorthand already. We’ve got similar taste. I like his movies, I think he’s a brilliant director. I think we’ve got a good shot at making something good.”
Now, we don’t think a lot about what’s in store from the subsequent Meg film, yet the three scholars who took on the primary film, Dean Georgaris, Erich and Jon Hoeber, are purportedly all back and composing the content. We’ll need to sit back and watch if other individuals from the last cast, including Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Ruby Rose and Masi Oka, will join Jason Statham also.
The Meg made a gigantic sprinkle in the cinema world in 2018, with a $530 million take against a $130 million creation spending plan. A continuation was greenlit soon thereafter, however Jason Statham has unquestionably been tied up with motion pictures like Hobbs and Shaw and his impending coordinated effort with Guy Ritchie, Wrath of Man. The activity spine chiller that will have the entertainer playing a secretive man working at a money truck organization hits theaters May 7. Prepare for summer 2021 with CinemaBlend’s film discharge plan.