Jurassic World 2 Announced For 2018

Jurassic World 2 Announced For 2018

Jurassic World CineMarter #1

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will return for 2018's Jurassic World 2.

I didn't hate Jurassic World like some other people did. It wasn't anywhere near the film that Jurassic Park was, to be sure, but it was still a lot of fun and delivered some of the finest dinosaurs-eating-people action the cinema's seen in a good long time. Honestly though, what I or the film's detractor think doesn't really matter. What matters is the fact that it made oodles upon oodles of money. Why you ask? Because Hollywood likes money and when it makes a large sum of it, it starts looking for ways to do it again.

In the case of Jurassic World for instance, Universal has announced that it will be producing and releasing a sequel flick. The new movie will see the return of Chris Pratt an Bryce Dallas Howard in the starring roles as well as Colin Trevorrow as its director. Derek Connolly, who did a rewrite for the original film, will handle the script for the sequel which, currently, is just being called Jurassic World 2. Steven Spielberg will also work with the film as its executive producer.

The big question, of course, is whether or not it will be able to beat its predecessor's massive profits. Jurassic World raked in more than $614 million in domestic ticket sales alone and would go on to earn more $1.5 billion worldwide. We'll find out if Jurassic World 2 can compare when it starts landing in theaters on June 22nd, 2018.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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I'm not opposed to this really. If they gave us a more interesting main cast (the kids weren't awful, but kind of dull, and the whole romantic sub-plot was a bit clunky), maybe even bring back some of the originals again, and give us more set-pieces like the final fight scene... it could actually be a lot of fun. Hell, use all that money to bring Sam Neil, Jeff Goldblum and whoever played Ellie Sattler back into the mix. Get some real chemistry in there (which, sadly, the raptor-whisperer and the workaholic just did not have).

There's a lot of potential there if they learn from the mistakes of the first movie and distil it down to the parts that worked (because when Jurassic World worked, it *really* worked) :D

I'm completely fine with this.
...As long as they answer a bunch of questions that the ending of the first JW never got 'round to answering.
Examples of such;
*Do the kids' parents still go ahead with their divorce?
*What happened to the guy that made the star dinosaur of the movie? (Especially since the guy he made the deal with got raptor'ed)
*What becomes of the now evacuated park, with most - if not all, it's once captive dinos loose, once owner now dead, and the rest of the heads either dead or likely scarred for life?
*WILL BLUE RETURN???
Etc.

Bolt-206:
I'm completely fine with this.
...As long as they answer a bunch of questions that the ending of the first JW never got 'round to answering.
Examples of such;
*Do the kids' parents still go ahead with their divorce?
*What happened to the guy that made the star dinosaur of the movie? (Especially since the guy he made the deal with got raptor'ed)
*What becomes of the now evacuated park, with most - if not all, it's once captive dinos loose, once owner now dead, and the rest of the heads either dead or likely scarred for life?
*WILL BLUE RETURN???
Etc.

I am 100% fine with never knowing what happens to the kid's parents. Hell I'd prefer it if I never had to deal with the kids again. They served no purpose while creating a narrative mess with neither of them having realistic character development. But they wanted to mimic JP so they had to exist T_T

I agree with the rest of your list though. JW suffered a lot from being way too busy rather than having a focused narrative so hopefully they just focus on 1 thing in the sequel.

Third highest grossing film in the industry's history. Of course there's a sequel. In fact, last I'd heard, it's already planned as a trilogy.

And you know what? I'm okay with this. In fact, I'm overjoyed. Despite it being dumb in some respects, I loved the hell out of the film. It was fun, it was thrilling, it had some great, humorous dialog, and it gave me (most of) what I wanted and expected from it.

So...yeah. Bring on the dinos.

Bolt-206:

*WILL BLUE RETURN???

If Pratt's character is returning, and there's even a chance they'll tie the now-defunct park into the next story, they'd be dumb not to bring back Blue. She was essentially the 3rd pillar of the main protagonists.

FPLOON:
Huh... Again, I was not expecting that from this series and, unlike with Pacific Rim 2, the hype I have for this is on par with my hype with Jurassic World instead of exceeding towards eminent fanboy territory...

Other than that, will this sequel feel more like Jurassic Park 2, a smarter Jurassic World, or the Jurassic World equivalent to Jurassic Park 3?

You said it, me... Although, honestly, you should know by now that a blockbuster movie that makes a lot of money would equate to a pending sequel in some way, shape, or form in its future...

Anyway, I can wait til 2018 for this sequel to come out, I guess...

I will never get why it is the budget and box office that ends these things instead of critical, public or even scientific consensus...

Are we really so soulless at this point? That even in a site dedicated to people that love these things, we go all business-like?

*Jaded Charcharo is jaded*

I like Jurassic World for all its faults so looking forward to a 2nd.

Fingers crossed they drop the 15 rating, or at least up the gore factor by a lot.
There just wasn't enough tourists eaten for my tastes (though that english chick got an uber brutal death that wouldn't have been out of place in an 18 cert...FFs she gets tossed around by air dinos, her limbs and bones probably breaking and snapping in the process, then gets eaten alive to either die of suffocation or of being digested? And this was a 15 cert death? Well gimme more of that please!), and I really do dig the premise of a park full of yummy tourists caught up in a wave of freed dinos..Which sadly didn't happen for more then 5 mins in the film.

Yes I have issues.

Honestly? This was telegraphed in Jurassic World already.
Which I honestly won't mind, I enjoyed said movie alot.

Frankster:
I like Jurassic World for all its faults so looking forward to a 2nd.

Fingers crossed they drop the 15 rating, or at least up the gore factor by a lot.
There just wasn't enough tourists eaten for my tastes (though that english chick got an uber brutal death that wouldn't have been out of place in an 18 cert...FFs she gets tossed around by air dinos, her limbs and bones probably breaking and snapping in the process, then gets eaten alive to either die of suffocation or of being digested? And this was a 15 cert death? Well gimme more of that please!), and I really do dig the premise of a park full of yummy tourists caught up in a wave of freed dinos..Which sadly didn't happen for more then 5 mins in the film.

Yes I have issues.

Nah, its the same reason you won't see any of the MCU movies rated R or 18+, they have to make it available to as many people as possible to make as much money as possible.

I just have to wonder how they're going to contrive a sequel to this. I mean I figured the park was pretty much dead after that disaster, from a business perspective I mean.

Bolt-206:
*Do the kids' parents still go ahead with their divorce?

Do you honestly care?

canadamus_prime:

Bolt-206:
*Do the kids' parents still go ahead with their divorce?

Do you honestly care?

Not really, mainly just adding it to the list of things that Jurassic World never got 'round to resolving

Jurassic World was the worst Jurassic Park movie I've ever seen. I even liked numbers 2 and 3 for the record.

Horrible looking dinosaurs, retarded dialogues, predictable plot and a complete lack of emotional investment into any of the characters.

How anyone could praise it is beyond me. I never even felt excited to see any dino on-screen. Something which the original still does to this day.

I'm hoping they do better with the next one. But I'm not holding my breath for it. I fully expect more CGI shitness.

 

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