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Live-Action ‘Jurassic World’ Series in Development with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank at Amblin TV!

Hold on to your butts, dinosaur fans! While ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ has just begun filming, we’ve learned AMBLIN TELEVISION has begun developing a live-action Jurassic World series! Not much is known at this time, however the series has enlisted Jurassic alumni Colin Trevorrow and Steven Spielberg as producers, alongside newcomers Justin Falvey, and Darryl Frank! It currently lists Vancouver, Canada as its primary production location, which is a film and TV hotspot, and where Jurassic World 3 did some filming recently.

Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey are the co-president’s of Amblin Television, where they oversees all development, production and programming for the company. The two currently serve as executive producers on all Amblin Television productions. Both recently served as executive producers on the acclaimed series The Americans on FX, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies living in the US, which has been honored with four Emmys, a Golden Globe, two Peabody Awards, Critics Choice Award and is a perennial recipient of the AFI Award for TV Program of the Year.

While the plot remains more mysterious than the fate of Isla Sorna, the series is said to be part of the same continuity as the films, and tie into the upcoming ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’. The current state of its development and release date also remain under tight wraps, however its tie into the upcoming Jurassic Park sequel lead us to believe it’s aiming for a late 2021 or 2022 release. The platform also is unknown, however if we had to hazard a guess our eyes are on Universal Pictures streaming service “Peacock”.

It’s worth noting that the times are still early, and the series is listed as in ‘development’ rather than ‘active development’, which means things are still very much in flux. As the series continues to push forward in development we expect more news to hit, so stay tuned. How do you feel about a possible Jurassic World series? Sound off in the comments!


26 thoughts on “Live-Action ‘Jurassic World’ Series in Development with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank at Amblin TV!

  1. Hope it does better than Spielberg’s last dinosaur TV show “Terra Nova”. I loved that show but Fox axed it after just one season, leaving fans to forever wonder just what was in the Badlands… 😉

    1. I went to visit the outpost tonight and felt compelled to say something


      Hint: War of the Worlds

      It’s from JW1 about 20-40 mins in mentioned twice
      JW2 about 15-18 minutes in mentioned once and explained away

      Don’t read further for spoiler

      the human world is lost
      and the dinosaur’s ‘kick’ in te words of Ia Malcom

      this TV series splatters that theory
      oh well….
      we’ll see

  2. please just put it on netflix so it’s on the same steaming site as camp cretaceous. also im glad we are getting it but i really wanted either a prequel to jp or to jw or both still it’s better than nothing… i hope.

  3. This is AMAZING news! There have been so many other franchises out there which have have made the jump to tv-series format, but up until this point Jurassic Park/Jurassic World have opted not to go that route.

    A live-action tv-series would be a fantastic way to expand on the universe we all know and love, either by introducing new characters/dinos and backstories that could later pop up in future films (like the newly discovered “Reaper Of Death”), or by using the platform as a way of giving preexisting characters a wider backstory (some of the lesser known characters from the movies could be explored more).

    They could also choose to explain what’s been going on on Island Sorna, or do an adventure-style show in the “found footage” style format, where everything we see, is through videorecordings.

    Outside of the streamingplatform “Peacock” which is a likely choice for the show, there could also be potential for the short-story format on the upcoming streamingservice “Quibi” where all episodes are 10 minutes or less! (people could watch short JW stories on-the-go).

    Either way, I am excited beyond belief for this, and hearing who’s involved really makes me feel positive about the project – because if the quality and greatness of “Battle At Big Rock” is anything to judge by, then we’re REALLY in for a treat!

    I’ll definitely be following the development of this live-action TV-series with huge excitement!

  4. This isn’t true. The source of your info is a “fake news” clickbait site. Don’t share stories you can’t independently confirm.

  5. Don’t know… Even by today tv budget standards (lots of money), this project needs an even bigger budget or it would be some kind of a disappoinment in the visual aspect.

    I’d like for this project to follow a different route from the movies. Something more oriented to adults and hard science fiction. But, they need to make money from the huge investment, so I guess it will be family oriented.

    One thing I don’t see is this going to Peacock, even if it is an Universal production. That platform seems to be targeting more affordable projects based on what they’ve announced yet. And UNI is doing projects for other platforms. My guess? Apple TV+.

    1. I think a lower budget might actually be exactly what this show might need. In the right hands they will have to be very crafty with the dinosaurs and how to implement them like the original movie.

  6. I don’t get why putting Dinosaurs on the mainland is such a wonderful, franchise-saving thing. Everyone says they can literally take the franchise anywhere now…
    But at the end of the day, all they did was move the Dinosaurs from one island, to a bigger one.
    You still have the problem of everything still just being people running from Dinosaurs. It only works once, maybe twice. But now, after 5 films? It’s done.

    1. Very true. They need to stop moving forward and go fill in the gaps, I would absolutely love a show set anywhere from 1990-2004. From building JP to building JW, as long as it isn’t headache-inducingly brainless

      1. Considering that both Rogue One and The Mandalorian are extended Universe stories set before and during the events of the original Star Wars trilogy, and have made BANK! It would be a good idea to do it with JP.

  7. I mean, the possibilities for stories are pretty wide open with dinosaurs in the wild. But what makes it a Jurassic World show vs a dinosaur show.

    -Secretive Scientists and/or Billionares
    -Chaos Theory (usually expressed by Nature conquering Technology)
    -Ooohs, Ahhhs, Running, Screaming
    -Plucky heroes
    And more recently…
    -Militarization of dinosaurs
    -Dinosaur Protection

    The trend seems to be going Militarization vs Protection unless something big develops in JW3, but that would be my guess as to where a show would go. I’m thinking it could be similar to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. insofar as it hangs on movie canon, and it focuses on a small group following a plot related to the movies.

  8. I’m so happy that there will finally be live-action Jurassic World series. I so hope that these series will take place between JPIII and Jurassic World, The Lost World and JPIII, and between Jurassic World and Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom or even after, where some stories could be inspired by comics like Jurassic Park Dangerous Game, video games: Jurassic Park Trespasser; introduce deleted scenes: mosasaur attacking and destroying whaling ships and killing crew, Tyrannosaurus Buck from The Lost World poking his head through Benjamin’s bedroom window and frightening his parents, how does the baby t-rex’s paw was broken, how Ajay Sidhu died, what attacked the boat Dino-Soar and killed the 2 mens in the mist at the start of Jurassic Park III : Spinosaurus?, what did Ben Hildebrand die for, how Eric Kirby survived for 8 weeks on Isla Sorna from landing on the tree with Ben until he saved Alan Grant, how Eric got T-rex’s urine, how Billy Brennan survived pteranodon’s attacks until he was rescued; which caused the other scars located on the right side of Roberta since Jurassic World, because she doesn’t was not injured on this side at the end of Jurassic Park except for the neck and lower jaw, which means that she had them after her final fight against the 2 raptors in Jurassic Park and before the events of Jurassic World.
    I would so like there to be in these series: Suchomimus, feathered Pyroraptor, Deinonychus, Utahraptor, Teratophoneus, Tarbosaurus, Deinosuchus, Sarcosuchus, Ornithocheirus of a wingspan of 12 meters, but especially not of dying tyrannosaurs and no T-rex killed;
    the return of these characters from the 3 Jurassic Park movies with those of Jurassic World including Allan Grant, Ellie Sattler, Tim and Alex Murphy, Ian Malcom, Kelly Malcom, Sarah Harding, Nick Van Owen, Billy Brennan, and Barry Sembène; these music: Journey to the island, main theme The Lost World Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park 3 Udesky, Nash and Cooper and Dinosaur Fly-By.
    I wish there was this extended scene too: the T-rex Buck terrorizing and chasing people, also wreaking havoc in San Diego until he smelled his offspring; and unseen scenes where the tyrannosaurus Buck wakes up and kills the crew of the S.S. Venture ship until arriving at San Diego, where the T-rex Roberta with the other dinosaurs escape from the basements Lockwood mansion before she kills Eli Mills.

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