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DreamWorks Debuts Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Trailer – an All New Animated Series Roaring onto Netflix!

Welcome to Camp Cretaceous. At long last, the Jurassic Park series enters the animated foray with an all new series coming from DreamWorks Animation! Debuting exclusively on Netflix in 2020, Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous promises all the the thrills, wonder, and adventure synonymous with the Jurassic films.

Check out the first trailer below, and read on for the first plot details!

DreamWorks Animation today announced Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, an animated action-adventure series, is set to debut globally on Netflix in 2020 as part of an ongoing multi-year agreement with Netflix to produce original animated kids and family programming. Set within the same timeline as the 2015 blockbuster film, Jurassic World, the Netflix original series is inspired by the multi-billion-dollar franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to friends to family if they’re going to survive.

Scott Kreamer (Pinky Malinky) and Lane Lueras (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny) serve as showrunners and executive producers. The series is executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, and Colin Trevorrow. Zack Stentz serves as consulting producer.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous builds on a successful five-year relationship between DreamWorks Animation and Netflix that has seen 18 original series debut on the service, including the Tales of Arcadia trilogy from Guillermo del Toro, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Spirit Riding Free, and The Boss Baby: Back in Business. Following NBCUniversal’s acquisition of the studio, DreamWorks Animation and Netflix expanded their relationship to include first looks at animated series based on Universal Pictures properties as well as original and acquired IP. DreamWorks Animation has a number of additional series slated to debut on Netflix in 2019, including Archibald’s Next Big Thing from executive producer Tony Hale and the highly anticipated Fast & Furious animated series.

About The Jurassic World Franchise

From Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, the Jurassic World franchise immerses audiences of all ages in a new era of wonder and thrills where dinosaurs and humankind must learn to coexist. Jurassic World is more than a film franchise. At every turn, this $5 billion film series delivers a larger-than-life destination for exploration, discovery, and epic adventure. Dinosaurs live again and they live in Jurassic World. The third installment in the Jurassic World film series hits theaters on June 11, 2021.

From the synopsis, it sounds like Camp Cretaceous follows an elite-summer-camp-intern-program, where select students are given a once in a lifetime opportunity – but little do they know, it’s more than they bargained for. The series is believed to begin in parallel to the events of Jurassic World (much like Jurassic World Live), with all-hell letting loose after the Indominus Rex breaks free from her paddock. The six Camp Cretaceous stragglers are forced to come to terms with missing the evacuation of Isla Nublar, and band together to survive the chaos to follow (one might expect some ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ style antics to follow).

The trailer itself features stunning animation, featuring a Velociraptor in the jungle, investigating its surroundings and embodying the adventure to come. While the key art of the human characters is stylized, it seems the dinosaurs themselves with be realistically realized in beautiful 3D, accurately reflecting their live-action counterparts. While we haven’t seen much, it seems DreamWorks has knocked this one out of the park (no pun intended).

We couldn’t be more excited about the potential of this series! Will it show the park before its downfall – and if so, explore new areas of it? Further, will the series explore important other canonical stories playing out in other mediums, such as the Troodon and dino-decoder of Jurassic World Live, or the retrieval of the remains of the Indominus Rex, as seen in Fallen Kingdom? Or finally, will it explore entirely unknown events, perhaps expanding upon elements that will have a greater meaning in Jurassic World 3?

With so little known about the series, and so many opportunities to evolve the story into bold new territory, we’re confident this will be an exciting new Jurassic adventure for fans of all ages and interests. Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous will be a multi-season series, and debut on Netflix in 2020 (marking the first true Jurassic Park spin-off).

After the Jurassic Park films trying and failing to get a cartoon off the ground so many times in the past, it’s surreal to think that it’s finally happening! Let us know what you think of the first trailer, what you want from the series, and as always – stay tuned to Jurassic Outpost!

The Camp Cretaceous page on Netflix can be found here.


25 thoughts on “DreamWorks Debuts Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Trailer – an All New Animated Series Roaring onto Netflix!

    1. Set within the same timeline as the 2015 blockbuster film, Jurassic World, the Netflix original series is inspired by the multi-billion-dollar franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

      Yes, I would say that it is canon.

  1. Set within the same timeline as the 2015 blockbuster film, Jurassic World, the Netflix original series is inspired by the multi-billion-dollar franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

    Yes, I would say that it is canon.

  2. It’s a common misconception that Jurassic World Alive is canon, when in fact they said it is “within” canon. In other words, it doesn’t (or shouldn’t) go against any pre-established lore, but if a new movie were to contradict it then it would make it non-canon. As for now, JW Alive and perhaps this upcoming cartoon are considered soft canon.

  3. I look that poster and I think to myself that DreamWorks really wanted to make a Jurassic PARK series, but had to call it Jurassic World because that’s the new thing.

    Also, once again, they’re giving this thing canon status. Can they please stop doing this? I’m surprised Colin hasn’t crawled out of his secret hideout to say the toys are canon products of the park.

    1. Where does it say it’s canon? All I see is that it says it’s “inspired” by the series and that it’s set in the same timeline, that doesn’t make it canon.

  4. But will the humans look as gorgeous as the dinosaurs??? Hopefully they get them right, if this is all animated.

  5. That animation quality is amazing! I loved the poster, but I really didn’t expect it to look this good!

  6. Maybe now they can swing the films back to adults??

    Also, if this is set during the JW incident, the series has about 5 hours with the Indominus rex (majority of it’s whereabouts are accounted for during the film, with only a few hours of it roaming the jungle in between it’s escape and death), as well as only ONE Raptor, being Blue (they are all accounted for during all points of the incident, and all but one dies by theend).

    Sounds boring.

    At most the kids have 48 hours before a rescue team is sent in to pick them up off the beach (incident free as Dinosaurs aren’t monsters and will flee from a helicopter).

    But hey, I’m not expecting much. Hell, they’ll probably just put Rexy in a personalized jetpack and have her fight poachers and cybernetic monsters with the special kid she forms a special bond with…

  7. “First true Jurassic Park spinoff”??? What about ‘The Game’ and the live show? They sure as Hell aren’t canon. Especially that AWFUL Telltale game.

    1. Unpopular opinion here but I actually liked the Telltale game. I really liked the liberty they took to give JP some background visuals.

      1. I liked it too, for the most part. The dialogue was trash, but it overall had an interesting story. You just kind of have to go into the game with the mentality that it’s an interactive JP story, and not a JP GAME.

  8. This is the best of both worlds for me. My inner animation and Jurassic Park fanboys are celebrating for this. Also, I was surprised that the realistic textures and animation on the teaser here would come from Dreamworks Animation where they’ve done cartoon proportions with in their animated films like Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, although the human characters from Shrek are the exceptions. I’m excited for the first Jurassic Park animated series being released soon.

  9. I fully agree with animated series (both in 2D (as for “Godzilla: The Series” from 1998 to 2000) and in 3D) taking place between JP3 and JW, TLW and JP3, and between JW and JWFK , or even after “Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom”, some stories will be inspired by comics like “Jurassic Park Dangerous Game” IDW, video games such as “Jurassic Park Trespasser”, deleted scenes like the attacking mosasaur and killing the whalers, the t-rex Buck from “The Lost World Jurassic Park” running his head through Benjamin’s bedroom window and scary his family, and others like how Eric Kirby has survived on Isla Sorna since landing on the tree with Ben until the arrival of his parents and Alan Grant, the adventure of Blue and Rexy / Roberta from the end of Jurassic World until the beginning of the eruption of Mount Sibo; and maybe also the other scars located on the right side of Rexy / Roberta (since Jurassic World) view that she was not injured on that side at the end of Jurassic Park except for the neck and lower jaw, which means it must have had after the events of Jurassic Park and before the events of Jurassic World.
    I would like to see in this series : suchomimus, Deinonychus, Teratophoneus, Albertosaurus, Deinosuchus, Ornithocheirus, and brachiosaurus in a scene similar to that of Jurassic Park 3 “Brachiosaurus on the Bank”, and maybe also see the T-rex fight and defeat the JP3 Spinosaurus, and after defeating him he roars like at the final stage of Jurassic Park or at the end of Jurassic World. But above all no t-rex dies, so no t-rex is defeated by another carnivorous dinosaur such as giganotosaurus or other. The return of the old characters from the original Jurassic Park trilogy alongside new characters from the first Jurassic World : Allan Grant, Ellie Sattler, Tim and Alex Murphy, Kelly and Ian Malcom, Sarah Harding, Nick Van Owen, Billy Brennan, Barry from JW; and also the introduction of these musics: theme Jurassic Park “Journey to the island” and “End Credits”, main theme The Lost World Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park 3 “Udesky, Nash and Cooper” and “Dinosaur Fly-By”.

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