Unfortunately, The Pool is not meant as a comedy. It tries so hard to be serious and yet it is so unbearably derivative it's impossible to consider it thusly. Teens trapped in an indoor pool with a killer? "Someone has to swim 100 yards to get us out of here!" A wardrobe that consists of nothing but bikinis for the gals?
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.