The Meg is an upcoming American science fiction action horror film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Dean Georgaris, Jon and Erich Hoeber. In the film, a deep sea submarine is attacked by a megalodon shark, thought to be extinct. With the ship disabled at the bottom of the sea, a rescue diver and oceanographer must quickly work to rescue the crew. It is based on the 1997 science fiction book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten. The film stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis. The film will be released by Warner Bros. in Real D 3D and IMAX 3D on August 10, 2018.