"The Meg" is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Jon Turteltaub.
The starring cast includes Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, Cliff Curtis, Li Bingbing, Page Kennedy, Jessica McNamee, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Robert Taylor and others.

Here are "The Meg" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.

Trailer

Is there a trailer for The Meg movie?

Warner Bros. Pictures on Monday, April 09, 2018 released the trailer for "The Meg" you can watch here:
THE MEG - Official Trailer #1 .

Plot summary

What is The Meg movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Meg" movie plot summary.

Rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) attempts to save the crew of a damaged nuclear submarine when he sees the hull being rammed by an unidentified creature. Two of his crew are trapped in the damaged sub, but Taylor is forced to flee, realizing that attempting rescue would result in the deaths of everyone he has already saved. His account of the story is dismissed by fellow survivor Dr. Heller (Robert Taylor), who believes that Taylor turned drunk and coward due to induced pressure psychosis.
Five years later, billionaire Jack Morris (Rainn Wilson) meets Dr. Minway Zhang (Winston Chao) at an underwater research facility the former financed called Mana One. Zhang and his oceanographer daughter Suyin (Bingbing Li) supervise a mission to explore what could be the deepest section of the Mariana Trench, concealed by a thermocline of hydrogen sulfide. The mission submersible is piloted by Lori, Taylor's ex-wife, accompanied by scientists Toshi (Masi Oka) and "The Wall". They discover an abundance of never-before seen flora and fauna below the thermocline, but an attack by a large, unidentified creature causes the submersible to lose contact with Mana One.
An old friend of Taylor's, Mana One operations manager James "Mac" Mackreides (Cliff Curtis), suggests sending Taylor down to attempt a rescue. Despite the objections of Heller, now a member of the Mana One crew, who said that Jonas Taylor has let their friends to die in the damaged submarine, Zhang and Mac venture to Thailand to recruit Taylor. He is initially skeptical, but relents after listening to a taped recording containing dialogue between Lori, her crew, and Mana One. Suyin attempts the rescue in their absence, but is attacked by a giant squid. Before the squid can crush her submersible, it is killed by a gigantic shark. Taylor, having agreed to help, breaches the thermocline and reaches the sunken submersible. When the shark returns before the evacuation is complete, Toshi sacrifices himself to help the others escape because the giant shark was coming back and it could have broken the submarine.

Cast

Who plays who in the The Meg movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Meg" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Jason Statham  as Jonas Taylor
Rainn Wilson  as Jack Morris
Ruby Rose  as Jaxx
Winston Chao  as Minway Zhang
Cliff Curtis  as James "Mac" Mackreides
Bingbing Li  as Suyin (as Li Bingbing)
Page Kennedy  as DJ
Jessica McNamee  as Lori Taylor
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson  as The Wall
Robert Taylor  as Dr. Heller
Masi Oka  as Toshi
Shuya Sophia Cai  as Meiying (as Sophia Cai)
Raymond Vinten  as Dive Control Technician
Hongmei Mai  as Mother (as Mai Hongmei)
Wei Yi  as Awesome Kid on Beach
Vithaya Pansringarm  as Thai Boat Captain
Rob Kipa-Williams  as D'Angelo
Tawanda Manyimo  as Marks
Mark Trotter  as Injured Sailor
James Gaylyn  as David E. Jordan
Andrew Grainger  as Morris' Lawyer
Steven A. Davis  as Speedboat Crewman
Glen Levy  as Speedboat Mercenary
Edwin Wright  as Morris' Helicopter Pilot
Marc Copage  as Interrogator
Sui Fong Ivy Tsui  as Bride
Jeremy Tan  as Groom
Teresa Lee  as Bridesmaid
Douglas Lee  as Wedding Photographer
Tim Wong  as News Camera Operator
Yoson An  as News Helicopter Pilot
Piroon Vongvaruj  as Thai Boat Crewman
Boaz Magege  as Launch Controller
Yao Yao  as Dude on Raft
Kelly the Dog  as Pippin the Dog

Release date

When is The Meg movie release date?

"The Meg" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 9, 2018 (Hungary), on August 10, 2018 (United States and China, United Kingdom, United States), on August 22, 2018 (France) and on August 30, 2018 (Germany) distributing by Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, ACME, Blitz Film & Video Distribution, China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), Continental Film, InterCom, Karo Premiere, Kinomania, NOS Audiovisuais, SF Norge A/S, Sam Film, Tanweer Alliances, Times Media Films, Vertical Entertainment, Warner Bros. F.E., Warner Bros. Film, Warner Bros. Singapore, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Seven Network and Warner Home Video.

Filming

What are The Meg filming details?

The duration of the film is 113 minutes. With a budget of $130 - 178 million, the film grossed over $530.2 million.

"The Meg" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on October 13, 2016, in West Auckland, New Zealand.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about The Meg movie?

"The Meg" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 45/100. But the audience kinda likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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