The Meg 2: The Trench (2023)

The Meg 2: The Trench is a followup to the 2018 Jason Statham-starring film about a giant Megalodon shark. The sequel is based on The Trench novel from Steve Alten and sees the return of Jason Statham and Cliff Curtis' characters from the first film. Ben Wheatley replaces Jon Turteltaub as the director for the sequel.

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Release Date:
August 4, 2023
Ben Wheatley
Jason Statham, Cliff Curtis, Sienna Guillory, Jing Wu, Shuya Sophia Cai, Skyler Samuels, Melissanthi Mahut, Page Kennedy
116 Minutes
CMC Pictures, DF Pictures, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Apelles Entertainment
Warner Bros. Pictures
The Meg
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Everyone Who Dies In Meg 2 The Trench

Meg 2: The Trench includes even more Megalodons, resulting in a lot of people dying. Here is everyone who dies in the sequel and how many people died.

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How Meg 2 Explains Li Bingbing’s Absence & What Happened To Suyin

The Meg star Li Bingbing does not return in Meg 2: The Trench, as the sequel explains her absence by revealing what has happened to Suyin.

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Meg 2 Box Office Sinks On Opening Weekend, Scores 38% Less Than 2018's OG Blockbuster

The opening weekend of Meg 2: The Trench lands at the upper end of projections, but it still pales in comparison to the original movie's opening.

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Meg 2: The Trench Star Page Kennedy On Standout Moments & Sequel Surprises

We speak to Page Kennedy about the new sci-fi monster movie Meg 2: The Trench, about how it changes things up after the first movie.

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Meg 2: The Trench Ending Explained

Meg 2: The Trench pits Jason Statham's Jonas against a trio of giant sharks, with the explosive ending leaving the door open for another sequel.

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Every The Meg Character Missing From Meg 2 The Trench

In spite of multiple returning favorites, not everyone is back for Meg 2: The Trench. Here's a rundown of every character missing from the sequel.

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Why Meg 2's Rotten Tomatoes Score Is So Much Worse Than The Meg's

Meg 2: The Trench premiered on August 4, 2023, and the sequel to the 2018 Jason Statham film has received scathing reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.

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The Meg 2 Director Is Ready To Helm A Godzilla Or King Kong Movie: "There's Unfinished Business"

Exclusive: Meg 2: The Trench director Ben Wheatley shared with Screen Rant that he's interested in tackling a Godzilla or King Kong film.

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The Meg 2 Rotten Tomatoes Score Debuts 20% Below Original Movie (& That Was Already A Splat)

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Meg 2 Director Names Jaws As Main Inspiration For The Trench: "The Greatest Shark Film Of All Time"

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Meg 2: The Trench Director On Making A Sequel Bigger Than The First Movie

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The Meg 2's PG-13 Rating & Mild Violence Defended By Director

Director Ben Wheatley defends Meg 2: The Trench’s PG-13 rating, arguing that the Jason Statham sequel doesn’t need R-rated violence to be effective.

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Does Meg 2 Have A Post-Credits Scene?

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How Much Did The Meg 2 Cost To Make & What Box Office It Needs

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Meg 2 Clip Sees Jason Statham & Crew Coming Face To Face With World's Biggest Meg

A new clip from Meg 2: The Trench sees Jason Statham and his crew of underwater explorers coming face to face with the world's biggest Megalodon.

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When Will Meg 2 Release On Streaming?

Meg 2: The Trench is making a huge splash on the big screen, but many may want to know when it will release on streaming instead. Here's when it will.

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The Meg 2's Dinosaur Fight Is Awesome, But Completely Wrong

Meg 2: The Trench's battle between a T-rex and Megalodon looks great. It's also completely impossible, thanks to the real history of the two species.

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The Meg 3 Gets Positive Update Before The Release Of Meg 2: "A Lot More To Explore"

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