Colin Trevorrow Confirmed to Direct Jurassic World 3!

Steven Spielberg has confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that Colin Trevorrow, who directed 2015’s smash hit Jurassic World, will return to helm Jurassic World 3 for Universal Pictures. J.A. Bayona directed the second installment, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which will open on June 22, 2018. Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed, The Book of Henry) was previously scheduled to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, but was reportedly let go from the project last year and eventually replaced by J.J. Abrams.

“Colin Trevorrow is going write and direct the third ‘Jurassic World’ story,” said Spielberg, who will also executive produce the sixth overall installment in the Jurassic Park franchise. Jurassic World 3 (as it is being called for now) will open in theaters nationwide on Friday, June 11, 2021.

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Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow return to executive produce Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World 3, with Trevorrow once again directing the next chapter in one of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema. Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the filmmakers for this installment. Joining the Jurassic team for the first time is Emily Carmichael (upcoming Pacific Rim UprisingThe Black Hole), who will craft the Jurassic World 3 screenplay with Trevorrow. They will work off a story by Derek Connolly and Trevorrow, who together co-wrote Jurassic World and this summer’s highly-anticipated Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before.

Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.

Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly. Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again partner with Spielberg and Trevorrow in leading the team of filmmakers for this stunning installment. Belén Atienza joins the team as a producer.