Earlier this month, it was confirmed that manufacturing begins this coming February in London on Jurassic World 2, Common’s highly-anticipated follow-up to the 2015 blockbuster Jurassic World. Whereas Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow is not returning to the helm, he’s producing and writing the screenplay together with his writing associate Derek Connolly. Whereas there have been loads of story rumors swirling as of late, new director Juan Antonio Bayona revealed some new particulars about this upcoming sequel.
Juan Antonio Bayona has the same profession trajectory to Colin Trevorrow, who went from directing the indie Security Not Assured to creating Jurassic World within the span of three years. Juan Antonio Bayona made his function directing debut with the beloved 2007 indie horror-thriller The Orphanage, which he adopted up with the harrowing 2012 drama The Unimaginable, starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland, and the critically-acclaimed A Monster Calls, which opened in restricted launch this previous weekend earlier than increasing within the new yr. The Playlist caught up with Juan Antonio Bayona, who revealed why he needed to tackle a sequel to Jurassic World.
“After doing The Unimaginable and A Monster Calls I stated, ‘I wish to have enjoyable now. So, let’s do a dinosaur movie with Spielberg.’ It is nice, however on the identical time it is huge and method greater than [the last] one.”
Juan Antonio Bayona has confirmed that Jurassic World 2 is the second installment of a brand new trilogy, with Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow mapping out your entire three-part story. Whereas we have not gotten any official plot particulars but, there was discuss that the story will function weaponized dinosaurs with the plot shifting off of Isla Nublar. Whereas it stays to be seen when the primary plot particulars will probably be launched, Juan Antonio Bayona discusses the significance of discovering a steadiness between facets of the sooner films followers cherished, and creating new materials.
“I believe what is difficult about doing the fifth film of a franchise is how will you herald new stuff and nonetheless pay tribute to what everyone knows and the legacy of the movie. So, it is the steadiness between the brand new stuff and the outdated stuff. I believe Colin did an amazing job within the first one discovering the steadiness between what individuals are anticipating and what individuals are being once more. I used to be form of stunned when he pitched me the story as a result of it leads the story to a spot that we have by no means seen earlier than and it brings among the most vital components from the opposite movies and makes one thing with them. I assumed that was very attention-grabbing. It is the second chapter of a trilogy so it will get the story to a spot that wishes you leaving an increasing number of.”
Jurassic World stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong have already been confirmed to return for the sequel, together with a number of new solid members as effectively. Toby Jones, Rafe Spall and Justice Smith have joined the solid just lately, though nothing has been confirmed about their characters. Again in October, a casting name surfaced that exposed particulars a couple of new central character named Lucy. The studio is on the lookout for younger ladies who’re no less than 9 years outdated, however no older than 10 years outdated. The actress who wins the position should be a “delicate and intelligent actress able to dealing with lengthy and sophisticated scenes,” able to dealing with “a variety of feelings from tender moments together with her father, to anxiousness, bravery, and shock.” Hopefully we’ll hear extra about Lucy, and the remainder of the brand new characters in Jurassic World 2 earlier than filming begins in February.