“There’s always problems that arise when a movie is based off of a popular book.
“Readers often dismiss a movie when it can’t cover everything that the book did in a few hours, and there are often pretty big changes that happen along the way for storytelling purposes or plain artistic license.
“This is definitely the case with the first trailer for The Meg, starring Jason Statham, which is based on the popular Steve Alten book, Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror.
“Fans of Steve Alten’s original book noticed some pretty big changes in the first trailer for The Meg, even in a few minutes.
“Angry readers took to social media to share their displeasure with The Meg trailer, some even going as far as to call Steve Alten a “sellout.””
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