"Jurassic Shark" Swims Toward Cineplexes
Here's some good — make that great — news for fin addicts who snickered at Deep Blue Sea and snored through Open Water: After spending years in development hell, Steve Alten's best-selling shark thriller, MEG.: A Novel of Deep Terror, at last is swimming toward the cineplex!
In fact, New Line is fast-tracking the project, with Twister director Jan de Bont on deck to call the shots, for a July 4, 2006 premiere.
Although casting has yet to begin on the megabucks feature — nicknamed "Jurassic Shark" because of the era from which the toothsome predator is held over — the author already has the utmost faith in the flick's real star. (That would be the shark. Hel-lo!) "Like in the novel, the Megalodon that will be used in the movie will be a ghostly albino, her lack of pigment reflecting her ancestors' existence in the depths of the Mariana Trench," he reveals to TVGuide.com. "She'll
Mon, May 9, 2005