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Trailer & Poster: See Statham Fight A Mega Shark In THE MEG - Movies In Focus
Regular Movies In Focus readers will know that I love a good shark movie. I’ll get my fin fix in 2018 with The Meg, Jon Turteltaub’s adaptation of Steve Alten’s killer shark novel. Does this Jason Statham starrer look silly and far-fetched? You betcha – but it should be some serious summer fun when it hits screens on 10 August. Here’s an interview that I originally conducted about 10 years ago discussing the MEG movie with Steve Allen. The trailer: The poster: The synopsis: Jason Statham (“Spy,” “Furious 7,” “The Expendables” films) and award-winning Chinese actress Li Bingbing (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Forbidden Kingdom,” “The Message”) star in the science fiction action thriller “The Meg,” directed by Jon Turteltaub (the “National Treasure” movies, “Last Vegas”). A deep-sea submersible—part of an international undersea observation program—has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific…with its crew trapped inside. With time running out, expert deep sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is recruited by a visionary Chinese oceanographer (Winston Chao), against the wishes of his daughter Suyin (Li Bingbing), to save the crew—and the ocean [...]