Back in 2018, Jason Statham starrer science fiction action movie titled The Meg released in the theaters. The film is loosely inspired by the book titled Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten. It is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Belle Avery, and Colin Wilson. Jon Turteltaub directs it. The movie centers on some scientists who explore the Marianas Trench confront the most giant shark that has ever existed named the Megalodon.
The movie also cast other stars like Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis in the lead roles. Now its been a long time when the movie was released and now fans are expecting a sequel. They are asking if it is happening or not and when it will release. So keep reading to know everything about the sequel:
Will The Meg 2 Happen?
So we have a piece of good news for all the fans, as the sequel of the sci-fi movie The Meg is officially happening. Soon after the release of the original film, Jason Statham announced that if the film is successful, then a sequel will inevitably happen. So the first movie is a highest-grossing movie, and the critics also gave it positive reviews.
Then earlier executive producer Catherine Xujun Ying declared that the sequel is in the early stage of development. The writers are now working on the script of The Meg 2.
What’s The Potential Release Date?
As the sequel is in the early stage of development, so we have to wait for it for a longer time. We also know that nowadays production on many upcoming movies are facing delay due to coronavirus pandemic. So the shooting will even begin late for the sequel of The Meg.
A release date is not set for the second part of The Meg; sources are saying that it can release sometime in 2022.
Jason Statham is confirmed to return for the sequel of The Meg. Without him, the second movie is impossible to happen. So he will reprise his role as Jonas Taylor. We can also these stars in the upcoming film: Li Bingbing as Suyin, Cliff Curtis as James “Mac” Mackreides, Ruby Rose as Jaxx, and Page Kennedy as DJ. Unfortunately, there are no plot details as nothing is revealed for it.