I feel that after watching this first trailer for the follow-up to the mega-hit Jurassic World, you may be asking yourself, ‘WTF have I just seen?’ It’s kind of like an explosion of over-the-top-ness. No longer just content with killer dinos, they’ve gone and thrown in an exploding volcano!
It’s pretty spectacular, but I have a horrible feeling this is going to be Lost World all over again – it looks good but quickly becomes too daft to suspend disbelief (and that’s just the trailer). At least it’s good to see Jeff Goldblum back as Ian Malcolm.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘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. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
‘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.’ [Read more…]