Tuesday, May 17, 2016

My What Big Jaws You Have, Jason Statham

You really could finish the sentence "I've always wanted to see Jason Statham fight a [fill in the blank] with a million different words -- A robot? Sure! A gorilla? You bet! The zipper on my jeans? Uh huh! So anyway today when I read the news that he's signed on to star in Meg, the long-gestating adaptation of Steve Alten's 1997 book about a killer prehistoric Megalodon shark, I was like... okay! I will watch that. And it's true. I will watch that. 

The fact that Statham was a professional diver in his youth makes this a no-brainer - it's surprising he hasn't made a water-bound thriller before now, ya know? Let's just hope he's kept his speedo warm. (Or if he needs a speedo-warmer, he can totally call me.) Or at the very least let's hope he wears a slutty half-sized sleeveless wet-suit the entire movie like Thomas Jane did for Deep Blue Sea. (Mmm Thomas Jane in Deep Blue Sea.)

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