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Jason Statham Gushes Over Son Jack, Talks Shark Movie 'The Meg'

Jason Statham Gushes Over Son Jack, Talks Shark Movie 'The Meg'

In his latest thriller, “The Meg,” Jason Statham battles a 75-foot-long shark, but at home he is a daddy to 1-year-old son Jack!

“Extra’s” Renee Bargh caught up with Jason, who dished on fatherhood.

Jason and fiancée Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s life with Jack is “going rather well.” The little one is keeping him on his toes, sharing, “I am running around like crazy. He's fast on his feet, I can tell you that.”

The 51-year-old gushed, “Yeah, we love him. We're lucky.”

Jason is currently promoting his new movie with director Jon Turtletaub about a killer shark dubbed “The Meg.” Of Jason’s character, the director shared, “The antagonist actually speaks less than he does.”

Jason plays a rescue diver out to save people in a sunken sub. Turtletaub commented, “We flew a banner over a bunch of beaches in the U.S. on the Fourth of July. It said something like, 'Enjoy the ocean. We dare you.' Somebody at the studio said, 'We can't do that. It could scare a lot of people.' I said, 'Why did we make this movie?'"

Jason was not afraid of the deep blue sea, though, pointing out, “Getting into the water is just something I love… I'm a big scuba diver anyway. I recreationally do that wherever I am in the world.”

“The Meg” is in theaters August 10.