The Meg 2: What We Know So Far

The Meg 2: What We Know So Far

The Meg 2 which is also titled Meg 2: The Trench is one of the most anticipated movie in 2023. Fans of the first film are eagerly awaiting the sequel to see what happens next in the story of the giant prehistoric shark that terrorizes a group of scientists and deep-sea divers. With a new cast of characters and a fresh take on the story, the sequel promises to bring even more thrills and excitement to audiences.

The Trench is a sequel to the 2018 shark thriller “The Meg,” which grossed over $530 million at the global. The film is based on the novel “Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror” by Steve Alten. And also, Jon Turteltaub is directing the sequel.

According to reports, the sequel will once again follow deep-sea diver Jonas Taylor, played by Jason Statham, as he confronts another giant prehistoric shark known as the megalodon. The film is said to be inspired by Alten’s second book in the series, “The Trench.”

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Actor Jason Statham, actress Li Bingbing and Australian actress Ruby Rose (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images)

Is there a trailer?

there was no official trailer released for The Meg 2 yet. However, there were various reports and rumors circulating about the movie’s production and plot.

The Cast

Jason Statham will be returning to reprise his role as deep-sea diver Jonas Taylor. However, there will also be some new faces in The Meg 2. One of the biggest additions to the cast is Winston Chao, who will be playing Dr. Minway Zhang. He is a Chinese oceanographer who discovers a new species of marine life that could potentially change the world. Zhang’s research attracts the attention of a wealthy businessman played by Bobby Cannavale, who hires Jonas to help him capture the giant shark.

Another new addition to the cast is actress and singer Niki Chow. She will be playing Meiying, the daughter of Dr. Zhang. Meiying is a young girl who is fascinated by the creatures that live in the ocean, and she quickly becomes friends with Jonas. However, her curiosity and adventurous spirit put her in danger when the giant shark returns.

The Meg 2 will also feature some returning characters from the first film. Li Bingbing will be reprising her role as Suyin, the daughter of billionaire Jack Morris, who teams up with Jonas to stop the giant shark. Ruby Rose will also be returning as Jaxx, a tough and skilled engineer who helps Jonas and Suyin in their mission.

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(Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images)

What will be the plot of The Meg 2

While the plot details for “The Meg 2” were not yet fully revealed, there are several reports and rumors circulating about the plot. According to these reports, the sequel will follow Jason Statham’s character, deep-sea diver Jonas Taylor, as he faces off against another giant prehistoric shark known as the megalodon. The film is said to be inspired by Steve Alten’s second book in the series, “The Trench.”

The story will reportedly take place in a deep-sea research facility that becomes trapped at the bottom of the ocean after an underwater earthquake. As the crew struggles to survive, they discover that they are not alone and must face the deadly predator that lurks in the depths. However, without any official confirmation, it’s difficult to say for certain what the plot of “The Meg 2” will be. Fans of the series will have to wait for official announcements from the filmmakers for more information on the story and its details.

The Meg 2 promises to be even more action-packed than the first film.

Director Ben Wheatley has promised that the sequel will be “bigger and worse” than the first. The film will be set in the waters of Southeast Asia, where the giant shark is believed to have originated. This new setting will provide a fresh backdrop for the action. Also, it will allow the filmmakers to explore new themes and ideas.

One of the biggest challenges for the filmmakers of The Meg 2 will be to create a giant shark. Because it should be even more terrifying and realistic than the one in the first film. The special effects team will have to work hard to create a creature that is both believable and awe-inspiring. Fans of the first film will be expecting nothing less than a jaw-dropping spectacle. So, the filmmakers will have to deliver in order to satisfy their expectations.

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Actress Li Bingbing (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images)

The Meg 2 is also expected to explore some new themes and ideas. The first film was primarily an action-packed adventure, but the sequel has the potential to be more than that. With the addition of new characters and new settings, the filmmakers have the opportunity to delve deeper into the world of marine biology and ocean exploration. The film could explore issues such as conservation and the impact of human activity on the world’s oceans.

Release Date

The Meg 2 was expected to be released sometime in 2022. The film’s production and release have faced delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Then now it has a release date of 2023.

The film “Meg 2: The Trench” will have taken its time to find its way into cinemas all around world. However, the wait for the follow-up won’t be as long as the one for the first. Variety reports that filming has begun at Leavesden Studio, the home of the “Harry Potter” movies, which is close to London. Warner Bros. announced a little more than a month later that “Meg 2” will hit theaters on August 4, 2023.

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