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Jason Statham in The Meg. (Alamy)

Meg 2: The Trench is the sequel to the surprising 2018 hit The Meg which noticed Jason Statham snatch on a 75-foot-lengthy shark.

Grossing over half a thousand million greenbacks worldwide, The Meg was as soon as the suitable solo performing movie of Statham’s career and was as soon as also a mountainous hit in China.

Due to the the success of the most critical movie, a sequel was as soon as greenlit quickly after its birth and confirmed in 2020 that formulation Jason Statham will probably be combating sharks as soon as but all but again.

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Hitting cinemas worldwide on 4 August, read on beneath for every thing everybody is conscious of about Meg 2: The Trench.

Meg 2: The Trench birth date

The Meg. (Warner Bros.)

The Meg. (Warner Bros.)

Meg 2: The Trench is confirmed to be released on 4 August. No subject that contains China’s biggest wide title in Wu Jing, the movie does now no longer currently have a birth date in the country.

What’s Meg 2: The Trench about?

While no reliable synopsis has been released, The Meg 2 is in step with the novel The Trench by Steve Allen which continues the adventures of Jonas, a paleobiologist who had to defeat a megalodon.

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In the book, he discovers one other prehistoric monster known as a Kronosaurus which was as soon as conception extinct which he must battle and defeat.

Who stars in Meg 2: The Trench?

BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 15: Actor Jacky Wu Jing attends Tiantan Award International Jury Press Conference during the 12th Beijing International Film Festival on August 15, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Wu Jing will wide title in Meg 2. (Getty Photos)

Jason Statham returns as hero Jonas Taylor in a characteristic that makes use of his diving background and is indubitably one of the well-known four movies he has coming out this 12 months along with Operation Fortune, Snappily X and The Expendables 4.

Furthermore strolling back from the most critical movie is Cliff Curtis (who also starred alongside Statham in Hobbs and Shaw), and Page Kennedy while Li Bingbing who played a female oceanographer is now no longer rejoining the rest of the solid.

Page Kennedy as DJ & Ruby Rose as Jaxx & Jason Statham as Jonas Taylor & Cliff Curtis as Mac & Li Bingbing as Suyin in The Meg. (Warner Bros.)

Page Kennedy as DJ & Ruby Rose as Jaxx & Jason Statham as Jonas Taylor & Cliff Curtis as Mac & Li Bingbing as Suyin in The Meg. (Warner Bros.)

The biggest addition to the movie is Wu Jing, the excellent grossing actor of all time in China. The action hero is most attention-grabbing identified for his performances in the Wolf Warrior movies and a string of most modern hits including The Battle at Lake Changjin, The Battle at Lake Changjin II and The Wandering Earth 2 that are amongst the excellent grossing films of all time.

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Resident Atrocious and Luther actor Sienna Guillory has also joined the solid in an unknown characteristic.

Who’s directing Meg 2: The Trench?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10:  Ben Wheatley attends a special screening of

Ben Wheatley will deliver Meg 2: The Trench. (Getty Photos)

While Nationwide Admire director Jon Turteltaub was as soon as gradual the digicam on the most critical movie, he has been replaced by Britain’s possess Ben Wheatley for the sequel.

Wheatley is most attention-grabbing identified for his low rate range genre movies equivalent to Sightseers and Rupture Checklist nevertheless also directed the Rebecca remake for Netflix and the action movie Free Fireplace.

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