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The Jason Statham starrer action film is to be directed by this director from the Netflix film!

By Riddhika Chakrabarti

Ben Wheatley is an English filmmaker and screenwriter who has been part of many successful films like Kill List, High Rise, The Five, A field in England, and most recently Rebecca. The action and science fiction film The Meg starring Jason Statham was a 2018 film and is to have a sequel.

It has been confirmed that The Meg 2 will be directed by Ben Wheatley. The cast is expected to remain the same namely Jason Statham, who is the lead. The Producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Belle Avery are back to produce the next sequel of The Meg. The first sequel that is the Meg was directed by Jon Hoeber and was a hit worldwide. The movie was a remake of a novel by Steve Allen who wrote this novel on The Meg. The film was a Chinese production and hence, had three Chinese actors play a pretty vital role in the film.

Wheatley, whose most recent film is Rebecca, which has been appreciated all across the world, will now get down to direct 'The Meg 2'. No release dates have been given. Dates as to when shooting will start have not been given as well. 

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