Steven Spielberg, the man who brought Michael Crichton’s novel Jurassic Park to the big screen in 1993 which spawned one of the biggest franchises in Hollywood history has confirmed that Colin Trevorrow will direct Jurassic World 3 according to a report from Entertainment Weekly.
“Colin Trevorrow is going write and direct the third Jurassic World story,” executive producer Steven Spielberg exclusively tells EW. Spielberg will also return as an executive producer on the third World.
Trevorrow was hand picked by Spielberg in 2013 to write and direct the fourth installment of the series, Jurassic World, which was released in 2015 and went on to be one of the biggest film’s off all time grossing over $1.67 billion at the worldwide box office. While Trevorrow handed the directing reigns of the fifth installment, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom to J.A. Bayona, the new film was written by him and Derek Connolly. Trevorrow will also serve as the executive producer of the fifth film.
Jurassic World 3, the final film in the new trilogy is set to be released on June 11, 2021. In addition to directing the film, Trevorrow will write the script with Emily Carmichael based off a story by Trevorrow and Connolly. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley will return as producers on the sixth film.
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Source: Entertainment Weekly