From being a Film School Reject to adapting Steve Alten’s long in development book, we talk filmmaking and giant sharks with Jon Turtletaub. The Meg is one of the most self-aware movies we’ll see all year. Director Jon Turteltaub has made an unabashedly big silly popcorn movie that wears its silliness and greatly welcomed lightheartedness like a badge of honor, as it should. The story of Jason Statham going to war with a megalodon doesn’t take itself more seriously than it should while keeping a straight-face …

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We Talk to ‘The Meg’ Director Jon Turteltaub About Making His Big Shark Movie