Sunday 19 January 2020

WATCH: The Meg trailer has landed with Jason Statham battling a monster shark

This fish makes Jaws look like a pinkeen

Jason Statham in The Meg
Jason Statham in The Meg

Jason Statham reportedly swam with real sharks to prepare for his role in The Meg, but we're not sure why since the shark he's set to battle on screen is a previously-thought-to-be-extinct giant monster shark.

The official synopsis tells you everything you need to know, and possibly more:

"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 (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 itself—from this unstoppable threat: a pre-historic 75-foot-long shark known as the Megalodon.

"What no one could have imagined is that, years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying creature. Now, teamed with Suyin, he must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below…bringing him face to face once more with the greatest and largest predator of all time."

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