One of the last big blockbusters of Summer 2018, Jason Statham battles a gigantic, prehistoric shark in The Meg, loosely based on the pulpy horror novel by Steve Alten.
Blowing past even the most optimistic expectations, The Meg took the top spot at the box office with over $45 million, which gave Jason Statham his best non-Fast & Furious opening of all time.
Jason Statham battles a giant shark, Slender Man is unleashed, doggy romantic comedy shenanigans abound and a real-life sting operation against the KKK are all highlighted in this weekend’s new releases.
Before he was one of cinema’s preeminent badasses, Jason Statham was a former swimmer turned model who appeared as a background dancer for groups like Erasure and The Shamen while later appearing in more normal cameos for The Beautiful South and Calvin Harris.
August 2018 closes out the summer with an eclectic mix of movies from Jason Statham vs a giant shark in The Meg to R-rated Muppets in The Happytime Murders, the latest Marky Mark action movie Mile 22, the internet’s favorite horror icon Slender Man and much more.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris are back from PAX East and dive into The First Purge, Star Wars musical acts, Statham vs a Shark, Comedy Central roasts, Ready Player One, IT: Chapter 2 casting and more.
Jason Statham is a deep sea rescue diver brought in to save the crew of a disabled submarine and stop a giant, prehistoric shark in this summer’s The Meg.