THE MEG ($44.5 Million U.S. Debut; Dragonlord's Rating)

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If you have seen THE MEG, how would you rate it?

  1. 10 - Excellent

    3.1%
  2. 9 - Great

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. 8 - Good

    15.6%
  4. 7 - Pretty Good

    18.8%
  5. 6 - Decent

    31.3%
  6. 5 - Average/Meh/Mediocre

    12.5%
  7. 4 - Poor

    3.1%
  8. 3 - Bad

    3.1%
  9. 2 - Terrible

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 1 - Abysmal

    12.5%
  1. Dragonlordxxxxx

    Dragonlordxxxxx Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Update: April 14, 2016

    Jason Statham to Battle a 70-Foot Prehistoric Shark in THE MEG


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    It’s Jason Statham vs a dinosaur. The actor has signed on to star in Meg, the creature feature being made by Warner Bros. and Chinese company Gravity.

    Jon Turteltaub, best known as helmer of the National Treasure movies, is directing the project which centers on a Carcharodon Megalodon, the 70-foot, 40-ton prehistoric kin to the great white shark. Plot details were not revealed not were character details.

    The project has been in the works for about 20 years and began life as a book by Steve Allten. Eli Roth was most recently attached to direct it but Meg got overhauled earlier this year with the coming of Turteltaub and Jamie Vanderbilt, who wrote the latest script.

    The project could be the largest one yet that Statham toplines. The action star has headlined his own bullet-riddled and bone-busting pics and been part of large ensembles such as The Expendables franchise. More recently he was starring as the villain in the Fast & Furious movies alongside Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson and is due to return for Fast 8.

    Jason Statham to Star in Dinosaur Adventure Movie 'Meg' with Director Jon Turtletaub
     
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  2. Dragonlordxxxxx

    Dragonlordxxxxx Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Update: May 17, 2016

    Chinese Star Fan Bingbing Joins MEG; First Plot Synopsis Revealed


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    Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, who appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past, has joined Jason Statham in Meg, the creature feature being made by Warner Bros. and Chinese company Gravity Pictures.

    At the same time, Warner Bros. has set a March 2, 2018, release date for the pic, which will be directed Jon Turteltaub, best known as helmer of the National Treasure movies. Gravity will distribute the film in China, while Warners will release it throughout the rest of the world.

    Dean Georgaris wrote the latest script for the project, which has been swimming upstream for 20 years in order to adapt the book by Steve Alten. It centers on a Carcharodon Megalodon, the 70-foot, 40-ton prehistoric kin to the great white shark.

    The studio put forth the plot of Meg as such:

    An international underwater observation program, led by Chinese scientists, is under attack by an unknown danger, and its deep-sea submersible lies disabled and trapped at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. With time running out, former Naval Captain and expert deep sea diver Jonas Taylor (Statham) is recruited by Dr. Zhang Suyin, lead oceanographer of the program, for what is likely a suicide mission.

    Years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying threat, which forced him to abort his mission and abandon half his crew, resulting in disgrace and a dishonorable discharge. Now, Taylor must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below … bringing him face to face once more with the apex predator of all time.

    Chinese Star Fan Bingbing Joins Jason Statham in Monster Shark Movie 'Meg'
     
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  3. John Wang

    John Wang Guest

    fuckkk it is like jaws but a bigger shark and sweet statham
     
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  4. BearGrounds

    BearGrounds A great many scalps.

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    I got Statham.

    Gonna need an EVEN BIGGER boat.
     
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  5. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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  6. melvinj0

    melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    Sounds really stupid but could be fun, wasn't Eli Roth suppose to direct this at one point?
     
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    Polish Machine ...

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    HARRISON_3 Gold Belt

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  9. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Always down for anything Statham
     
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  10. Squint Eastwood

    Squint Eastwood DESERVE

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    Call me when he's RIDING a FLYING one in the next FAST FURIOUS CAR FIRE.
     
  11. RJ43

    RJ43 The Baddy

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    Guaranteed Stratham ends the film with a leaping punch to the nose.
     
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    Halge Silver Belt

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    Meg is short for Megalodon. I am smart.
     
  13. JAEGERX

    JAEGERX Per Aspera Ad Astra Platinum Member

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    i just read 70 foot shark, im sold
     
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    TrippleOG Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    This embarrassing and a disgrace to prehistoric sharks. As if sharknado wasn't terrible enough.
     
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    JAEGERX Per Aspera Ad Astra Platinum Member

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    whoa whoa whao, you got some nerve, that is an alltime classic
     
  16. MikeMcMann

    MikeMcMann Gold Belt

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    F*ck it.

    Just a giant shark is boring.

    We need to go the full Sharknado and get the machine gun wielding bear riding the Shark V Jason Statham!

    Now that's what I'm talking about!!!
     
  17. zackryder

    zackryder Long Island Iced Z Platinum Member

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    nothin is safe. on land & water
     
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  18. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance On, ahem, fleek

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    I'm down, love a good monster movie.
     
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  19. BisexualMMA

    BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Statham is gradually going the way of Steven Seagal. He's already been there for a while for me, but the rest of the world will catch on eventually.

    I don't mean getting fat and wearing rubber hair. I mean almost exclusively making movies that belong on straight to DVD or whatever the equivalent is today.
     
  20. theskza

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    What happened to Eli Roth?
     

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