Universal Pictures was obviously delighted to have a massive success on their hands with ‘Jurassic Park’ which has gone on to earn over 1.5 billion and received favorable reviews from critics and fans alike. The Studio was so delighted with the movie’s success that it has scheduled a sequel to be release on June 22, 2018.
Universal Pictures issued a press release which was cited by Collider and reported by Christian Today that said that lead actors Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will reprise their roles as Owen Grady and Claire Dearing respectively. The first movie, “Jurassic Park” ended with the two characters deciding to hang around each other after finally getting out of the island alive. The other survivor of the film, who also succeeded in surviving the events of the film, Dr. Henry Wu, played by B.D. Wong, may or may not return for the sequel. The press release also did not confirm whether Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson will return as the Mitchell brothers.
The movie’s director Colin Trevorrow has also told the press before that he will not be returning to direct the sequel but he will work on the script. He will partner with”Jurassic World” writer Derek Conolly to write the script for the sequel. Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall are also set to return as executive producers for the film.
“Jurassic World” succeeded to gross over $1.5 billion worldwide, beating “The Avengers” to stand as the third highest grossing film of all time, just below “Titanic” and “Avatar.” It also broke a number of records, one of them being the record for the highest opening weekend both in the U.S. and overseas. The film also happened to be the fastest to earn $1 billion. It has also set the record for biggest IMAX opening worldwide among many other records.
The press release for the sequel was issued via the movie’s official Twitter account.
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