Colin Trevorrow directed Jurassic World to an outstanding $1.67 Billion at the World Wide Box Office! With Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on it’s way to theaters this summer, Universal is beginning to look a head to the third installment in the Dino Franchise. Steven Spielberg let it be known that Trevarrow would be returning to write and direct next film.
Spielberg made the announcement while speaking with EW, as he will once again serve as executive producer the franchise. Trevarrow will write along with Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising) on a script based off a story by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly. Connolly co-wrote World and Fallen Kingdom with Trevarrow and the pair now look to continue the franchise together with Carmichael. The final film in the trilogy is set to hit theaters on June 11, 2021.
Speaking about the upcoming project as well as Fallen Kingdom, Trevarrow said:
“It’s important to this franchise that we welcome new creative voices to keep our storytelling fresh and alive, I’m thrilled with the tension and beauty J.A. has brought to Fallen Kingdom, and I know Emily will add another layer of emotion to the concluding chapter of our trilogy.”
Trevarrow was recently taken off of directing duties for the final installment of the new Star Wars trilogy Episode IX and replaced by JJ Abrams. It is fitting that he would return to Jurassic World, a trilogy he started and handed off, and is now returning. Much like JJ Abrams and the new Star Wars trilogy.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will once again star Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and B. D. Wong. Joining the cast is James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, and Isabella Sermon, with Jeff Goldblum reprising his role as Dr. Ian Malcolm from the original film and its 1997 sequel. It hits theaters this summer, on June 22.