Producer Frank Marshall aka DJMsterFrank has revealed the upcoming sequel to Jurassic World, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is wrapping up its final week principal photography.
Fallen Kingdom began filming in London in February before the production moved to Hawaii for the duration of principal photography. Little is known about the plot of the sequel, however, the film will link back to the original Jurassic Park as it features James Cromwell in the role of Benjamin Lockwood, the business partner of John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) who helped develop the technology of being able to clone the genes. The film will also continue the storyline of weaponized dinosaurs introduced in Jurassic World.
In Marshall’s post, the producer thanked the hard working London and Hawaii crews for their efforts as he shared a photo of himself DJing for the crew. You can check it out below.
— Frank Marshall (@LeDoctor) July 3, 2017
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. The sequel has also added Toby Jones, Justice Smith, Rafe Spall, Ted Levine, Daniella Pineda, Geraldine Chaplin and the aforementioned Cromwell into the mix. Not only will the Fallen Kingdon be hearkening back to the original blockbuster with Cromwell’s character, Jeff Goldblum who played the self-professed “chaotician” Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park is returning for the sequel along with BD Wong will once again appear as Dr. Henry Wu.
Director J.A. Bayona (A Monster Calls) will also be bringing back the use of animatronics and practical effects which could be a return to form for the dino-rampaging franchise. Colin Trevorrow, who wrote the script along with his Jurassic World writing partner Derek Connelly recently teased that the new Jurassic is essentially a Spanish horror thriller. Trevorrow has also remained on as exec producer along with Steven Spielberg and producers Marshall, Pat Crowley, and Belén Atienza.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits theaters June 22, 2018.
Source: Frank Marshall