At the beginning of last August, the Warner Bros. studio released in theaters Megalodon 2: The Great Abyss (original title The Meg 2: The Trench), with the return of the enormous prehistoric shark, Megalodonnow under the direction of Ben Wheatley (High Rise, Kill List, Free Fire).
And for all the audience who could not go to theaters to see it, or if they went and want to repeat the emotion, we tell you that HBO Max has just announced its launch on the streamer for Friday, September 29, 2023.
At the end of this note we share the poster of its debut on the streamer, and the official trailer.
The sequel to the blockbuster action thriller The MEin his time on the big screen accumulated $390.7 million in the global box office ($81.8 million from the domestic box office, and $308.9 million from the international box office). As we can see, it was the international market that saved it from becoming a commercial failure for WB.
The film’s budget was approximately $129-$139 million.
In the new installment, Jason Statham He reprises his role as Jonas Taylor, a former navy captain and now a submariner specializing in deep waters. Other members of the original film to make their return are Cliff Curtis, Sophia Cai y Page Kennedy (Li Bingbing no returns). Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil: Afterlife), Skyler Samuels (Scream Queens), Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Rambo: Last Blood) and popular martial artist and actor Wu Jing They complete the distribution.
The argument of the title Megalodon In our country, it revolves around a submarine that has undertaken an expedition to the Mariana Trench, the deepest in the Pacific Ocean, and that has been attacked by a gigantic prehistoric creature 22 meters long, called Megalodon, which believed to be extinct, and thus, the submarine lies in the depths of the sea with its crew still inside. With time working against him, Jonas Taylor (Statham) is recruited by a visionary oceanographer, launching a mission to rescue the submersible’s crew before it is too late.
In the sequel:
Jason Statham and global action icon Wu Jing lead a daring research team on an exploratory dive into the darkest depths of the ocean. Their journey is thrown into chaos when a malevolent mining operation threatens their mission and forces them into a high-stakes battle for survival. Faced with colossal Megs and relentless environmental raiders, our heroes must outrun, outsmart, and swim faster than their ruthless predators in a thrilling race against time. Immerse yourself in the most electrifying movie experience of the year with “The Meg 2: The Great Deep,” where the depths of the ocean are matched only by the heights of pure, unstoppable excitement!
The script was written by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber y Erich Hoeberscriptwriters of the first film.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Belle Avery return as producers; Catherine Xujun Ying, Li Ruigang, E. Bennett Walsh, Gerald Molen and Randy Greenberg as executive producers.
Premiere poster on HBO Max and trailer: