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The Kick-Ass Means Meg 2 Shot Jason Statham’s Jet Ski Scenes

Since his style breakout with The Transporter in 2002, Jason Statham has greater than confirmed his bona fides as an motion star – a man you possibly can depend on to do cool issues and appear like a badass when cameras are rolling. Within the making of his newest film, Meg 2: The Trench, this well-established popularity rapidly earned him the belief of director Ben Wheatley, and it led to one of many film’s coolest scenes being filmed in an superior and sensible manner.

As previewed within the trailers for Meg 2: The Trench, there’s a sequence within the movie’s third act the place Jason Statham’s Jonas Taylor races round on a Jet Ski searching Megalodons with explosive harpoons, and it seems that it was shot in a vogue that solely enhances Statham’s motion legend standing. As an alternative of the Jet Ski being rigged as much as a bigger boat and towed or utilizing blue display, the go-to methodology throughout manufacturing was to strap a digicam to Statham’s watercraft and let the actor exit and have some enjoyable on the water. In keeping with Ben Wheatley,

Yeah, he simply went off. I’ve obtained footage of me on one of many observe boats, simply going like this [waves his arms]. And he is simply within the distance leaping over the [waves]. So yeah, that, and that is why that stuff appears actual, you realize? It might have been on a gimbal like Roger Moore in The Spy Who Cherished Me. However no, it was it was all finished for actual, all that stuff – aside from the bit the place he jumps on that huge wave .