During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Steven Spielberg confirmed that Colin Trevorrow will direct the third Jurassic World film.
Colin Trevorrow co-wrote and directed the first Jurassic World film, but he stepped aside for the sequel and J.A Bayona was brought on as the director. Now, Speilberg has confirmed that Trevorrow will return as director for the third installment.
“Colin Trevorrow is going write and direct the third Jurassic World story.”
Trevorrow will co-write the screenplay with Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising). Universal has scheduled the third film to be released on June 11th, 2021. Meanwhile Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will be in theaters this summer.
Directed by J. A. Bayona, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, Daniella Pineda, Justice Smith, Ted Levine, Geraldine Chaplin, James Cromwell, Jeff Goldblum and B. D. Wong.
When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will hit theaters on June 22th, 2018.