Meg 2: The Trench is getting a PVOD digital release tomorrow

Just three weeks after reaching theatres, the Jason Statham vs. giant sharks movie Meg 2: The Trench is getting a PVOD digital release

Just three weeks after reaching theatres, director Ben Wheatley’s sequel to Jon Turteltaub’s 2018 “Jason Statham vs. a giant shark” adventure The Meg (watch it at THIS LINK) is now set to reach home screens. IGN reports that Meg 2: The Trench is set to receive a PVOD digital release on Friday, August 25th… yes, tomorrow! The film will be available to purchase for $24.99 or to rent for 48 hours at the price of $19.99 on participating digital platforms, which will include Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu, and others.

You can read our review of Meg 2: The Trench at THIS LINK and read our interview with Wheatley HERE.

The screenplay for Meg 2: The Trench was written by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, and Erich Hoeber, the same writing team that was on the first film. These films are inspired by a series of novels written by Steve Alten.

Jason Statham is back in the lead as rescue diver Jonas Taylor and is joined in the cast of the sequel by returning co-stars Cliff Curtis, Shuya Sophia Cai, and Page Kennedy, as well as Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil: Apocalypse), Skyler Samuels (The Gifted), Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Rambo: Last Blood), and Wu Jing (Wolf Warrior II).

Meg 2: The Trench will be receiving a 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD release on October 24th. If you buy the digital version, the 4K, or the Blu-ray, you’ll get to see the following bonus features:

The Making of Meg 2: The Trench – Cast and crew revisit the making of the film and working with new and returning cast members, then highlight the beauty and challenges of working with a Meg they can’t see!​

Up From the Depths: Even More Beasts – Director Ben Wheatley, cast, and producers guide fans through the creation and design of the new creatures seen in Meg 2: The Trench.

The film has made $68 million at the domestic box office and almost $252 million international, for a current total that’s just under $320 million. The budget was reportedly in the 129 to 139 million range.

Have you seen Meg 2: The Trench? Will you be checking out the PVOD digital release? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Meg 2: The Trench

Source: IGN

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