Prehistoric Shark Movie ‘The Meg’ Swims Onscreen After Two Decades

After two decades in the deep waters of development, prehistoric shark actioner “The Meg” is finally ready to swim into the late-summer box office.Steve Alten, the author of the novel on which the film is based, thought many times over that the project might sink without a ripple.

When Alten was 15 in 1975, he became a huge fan of Steven Spielberg’s smash hit “Jaws” — which inspired him to begin exploring the idea of a giant prehistoric shark species somehow surviving in today’s world.Hollywood has produced plenty of shark movies since “Jaws,” but “Meg” was stuck in development hell for more than two decades.

It’s finally being released on Aug.

10, starring Jason Statham, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and written by Dean Georgaris and brothers Jon and Erich Hoeber.Like “Skyscraper,” which doubled its domestic launch in China, “The Meg” is a part-Chinese production that’s looking to

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