The Meg was a box office success but probably not the domestic longevity the studio was hoping for.
With the films history stuck in production over the years from Disney at one point had the rights and had George Clooney attatched to star in the role that later found it’s way to Jason Statham.
I heard it differed from the books source material quite a bit. It still looked fun. Our founder Sam gave it a great review when it released and it is currently on iTunes to buy.
The Meg grossed 500 Million worldwide so it makes perfect sense for a sequel to be greenlit. This is still very early and in the early stages so we will keep you updated on information as details comes out.
Article written by Aaron Friar