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The Meg 2 Is Happening with Rebecca Director Ben Wheatley

The Meg 2 Is Happening with Rebecca Director Ben Wheatley

The Meg 2 is officially happening at Warner Bros. The studio has tapped Rebecca filmmaker Ben Wheatley to direct. Jason Statham is expected to return for the sequel, though that has yet to be officially confirmed at this time. Late summer 2018 was dominated by The Meg, which was able to earn $530 million globally, a number that shocked a lot of box office analysts at the time. A sequel was talked about right after the first installment opened in theaters, but this is the first official news we've heard about it in over a year.

Jon and Erich Hoeber wrote the most recent draft of The Meg 2. The duo started working from an initial draft by Dean Georgaris. The Hoebers and Georgaris wrote the original movie too. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura talked about the writing process in April 2019, but he did not want to go into specifics about the sequel

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