Sergio Peris-Mencheta joins ‘Megalodon 2’

The filming of “Megalodon 2” is underway, and while we don’t know the plot details, we’re starting to hear news about its cast. to the protagonist Jason Statham and the cast of the original formed by Cliff Curtis, Shuya Sophia Cai and Page Kennedywho repeat in this sequel, have recently joined Sienna Guillory, Skyler Samuels and Sergio Peris-Mencheta.

Ben Wheatley was chosen to direct the sequel to ‘megalodon‘ after his good result at the global box office in 2018. A somewhat surprising decision, since Wheatley generally opts for a more “low cost” style (‘In the Earth’, ‘Tourists‘) or the suspenseful thriller (‘Kill List’, ‘High-Rise’, ‘Rebekah‘). His only foray into wild action cinema, ‘free fire‘ divided critics and audiences at the time, so we don’t really know what to expect. his first blockbuster full of special effects.

In “Megalodon” adaptation of the novel ‘Meg’ by Steve Alten 1997, we discover that a species that we thought was extinct gigantic prehistoric shark It survived millions of years hidden in the Mariana Trench. When the shark more than 20 meters long and 20 tons in weightmanages to rise to the surface, Jason Statham (olympic swimmer) is waiting to stalk you.

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Sequel screenplay details, written by Jon and Erich Hoeberhas not yet been revealed, but everything seems to indicate that it will adapt the novel ‘Meg: the pit‘, the sequel written by Alten in 1999 after the great success of the first, which ended up being compared to ‘jurassic park‘ from Michael Crichton at its output.

In the novel, Megalodon specimen escapes from Monterrey Aquarium and headed for his home, the Mariana Trench. Jonas Taylor (the character of Statham) must once again face his biggest nightmare: the largest predator that has ever existed on the planet.

The new additions to the cast already have defined roles: Peris-Mencheta will play one of the film’s antagonists, a mercenary. guillory will head an applied sciences division, while Samuel will play an adventure-loving crew member of Statham’s submarine.

‘Megalodon 2’, whose original title is ‘Meg 2: The Trench‘, is produced by Photos Gravity and Photos Di Bonaventura and its premiere is scheduled for 2023, still without a specific date.

Meanwhile, in 2022, we will have a new ration of sharksploitation seedier with the new movie Mark Poland. Director of ‘Sharkenstein’, ‘Jurassic Shark 2: Aquapocalypse’, ‘Noah’s Shark’ and ‘Virus Shark’ is ready for brand new ‘Sharkula’in which a shark will become a vampire shark bloodlust

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