The Trench – Jason Statham vs. giant shark rematch gets a summer 2023 release date
Warner Bros. shuffled their launch schedule as we speak, with a lot of the movies affected being DC Comics variations… however within the midst of all the brand new superhero launch dates, additionally they revealed after they’re planning to get Meg 2: The Trench, director Ben Wheatley’s sequel to Jon Turteltaub’s 2018 “Jason Statham vs.
an enormous shark” movie The Meg (watch it at THIS LINK) into theatres. August 4, 2023 is the day when audiences can have their likelihood to observe Statham combat one other big shark on the massive display.
The screenplay for Meg 2: The Trench has been written by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, and Erich Hoeber, the identical writing crew that was on the primary movie. These movies are impressed by a collection of novels written by Steve Alten.
Statham is joined within the solid of the sequel by returning co-stars Cliff Curtis, Shuya Sophia Cai, and Web page Kennedy, in addition to Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil: Apocalypse), Skyler Samuels (The Gifted), Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Rambo: Final Blood), and Wu Jing (Wolf Warrior II). Li Bingbing won’t be reprising the position of oceanographer Suyin on this movie, even if Shuya Sophia Cai’s character Meiying is the younger daughter of Suyin.
Wheatley informed Collider final yr that he selected to direct Meg 2 as a result of he “actually beloved” the primary movie.
I normally simply go along with my intestine, so if one thing comes throughout from my agent and I prefer it, then I simply go for it. So this got here up and I simply went, ‘Oh, Christ! Meg 2, I’ll try this! That’s sensible!’
Talking with ComicBook.com, Wheatley stated he was additionally within the undertaking as a result of
it’s a chance to do action on such an insanely massive scale, that it’s simply unbelievable. From doing Free Fireplace, which was, I believed, was all my Christmases got here without delay when it comes to action, that is simply unbelievable. And simply doing the storyboards for it, simply considering and going, ‘Oh,’ it’s simply … I really feel a heavy duty for it, to make it possible for it sort of delivers to all the massive shark followers on the market.”
Wheatley’s earlier credit embody Down Terrace, Kill Listing, Sightseers, A Discipline in England, Excessive-Rise, Free Fireplace, Rebecca, and Within the Earth.
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