According to Sohu on February 24, Ngo Kinh has just confirmed to participate in Meg 2: The Trench with Jason Statham. The actor is excited about his new role after a year of winning the Chinese box office.
|New image of Ngo Kinh revealed by Meg 2: The Trench crew|
A few hours ago, the image of Ngo Kinh on the set of Meg 2: The Trench and the moment he sat next to director Ben Wheatley was revealed and quickly attracted the attention of the media and the public.
On Weibo, the Chinese box office king also confirmed his participation in this Hollywood project by sharing articles related to the film. The 48-year-old actor said he had enough energy and was ready to fight the tyrant shark in the upcoming project. With the participation in Meg 2 , Ngo Kinh has the opportunity to work with action star Jason Statham – the main character of the previous part. The combination of these two big names in the exciting and intense story of the battle with the Megalodon shark makes the audience excited and looking forward.
|Wu Jing with director Ben Wheatley|
In addition to Ngo Kinh, Meg 2: The Trench also has the participation of some new faces such as: Sienna Guillory, Skyler Samuels, Sergio Peris-Mencheta… The film is led by Ben Wheatley, a director known for his films. featured horror movies like Free Fire , High-Rise . To date, the content of the work has not been revealed. Meg 2: The Trench has begun production and is scheduled to open worldwide in 2023.
Meg 2: The Trench is the sequel to The Meg (2018) film adaptation of Steve Alten’s novel Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror . The first part cost a budget of 130 million USD with the participation of Jason Statham, Li Bingbing , Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose… The Meg started with scientists and explorers accidentally awakening a tyrant shark. Megalodon is thought to have gone extinct millions of years ago. In the face of fierce attacks from the “evil god of the ocean”, Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) and his team planned to destroy the giant animal. The film grossed $530 million at the global box office and received mixed reactions from experts.
|Jason Statham, Li Bingbing and The Meg cast (2018)|
With great success and influence in the Chinese market , Ngo Kinh is considered the perfect choice for Meg 2: The Trench . The movie star Chien Lang 2 is currently the most expensive name at the box office in the country of billions of people. In 2021, actor 7X dominates the big screen with Truong Tan Ho – a hit movie in China’s box office history. On the occasion of the last Lunar New Year, this martial arts star had a resounding success with Truong Tan Ho: Thuy Mon Kieu – a “blockbuster” that earned more than 3.7 billion yuan. Sohu revealed that Ngo Kinh is constantly being sought after by filmmakers and his main projects are lined up until 2030.