Then came "Jurassic Park III", which earned the worst reviews of the franchise and took in $50 million less than "The Lost World".
The folks over at THR are hearing word that Jeff Goldblum ('Thor: Ragnarok") is to reprise his role of know-it-all mathematician Dr. Ian Malcolm in the J.A. Bayona-directed sequel to "Jurassic World'. It seems that Jurassic World 2 is closely tied to the original Jurassic Park: Chris Pratt has even revealed that the sequel will be darker, and scarier.
"Juan said: "'Jurassic" is going to be very different from "A Monster Calls" or "The Orphanage, ' but they called me because they loved "The Orphanage" and "The Impossible" and they wanted me to be leading the new "Jurassic". A cast that already boasts returning players Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard now gets what they did not have with Jurassic World: an original cast member.
The production of "Jurassic World 2" is now under way, and the film is slated for release in theaters worldwide on June 22, 2018.
'We are reading reports Jeff Goldblum has died whilst filming in New Zealand, ' he prematurely announced.
The Hollywood Reporter says its sequel will open on June 22, 2018. The cast also includes B.D Wong, Toby Jones and James Cromwell.
Steven Spielberg, the original director of "Jurassic Park", will also return as one of the executive producers of the upcoming sequel, together with his co-executive producers Pat Crowley and Frank Marshall.