Shark week fans are going to lose it over this new Jason Statham movie, The Meg. Basically, Statham battles a huge prehistoric shark in the depths of the ocean, combining a bit of humour with the action-packed drama.
The premise is that the prehistoric sea monster – the Megalodon – did, in fact, not go extinct around two million years ago, and has instead been discovered off the coast of China. "The Meg" is based on Steve Alten’s 1997 book, "The Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror"
The opening scene is relatively terrifying as the "big tooth" shark approaches the sea vessel, attempting to engulf the little girl inside. The giant shark makes its way towards human-infested beaches with the thirst for blood while Statham fulfils the role of a researcher that eventually sets out on a conquest to defeat the shark for the safety of humanity.
Ruby Rose, Li Bingbing, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Robert Taylor, and Jessica McNamee also star in the film, which is due to be released in August this year.