Colin Trevorrow, JURASSIC PARK 4, Steven Spielberg
Colin Trevorrow is making the leap from Sundance to Spielberg.
According to Deadline, Trevorrow, who must recently helmed the Sundance hit SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, has officially signed to direct Universal and Steven Spielberg's latest prehisotoric foray JURASSIC PARK 4.
The film, written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES), is set to be shot in 3D. No plotpoints on the fourth entry into the monstrously successful franchise have been released at this time.
Though Trevorrow seems like an odd choice for a big-budget blockbuster at this point in his career, after meeting with producers, they "felt he was a good match for the material, having grown up a huge fan of the trilogy and part of a new generation of directors steeped in all things dinosaur," according to Deadline.
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Since JURASSIC PARK's release in 1993, Universal's franchise has Gone on to gross over $1 billion internationally, with the last film being released in 2001. To mark the first film's 10-year anniverary Spielberg's original prehistoric masterpiece, JURASSIC PARK, will return to theaters for a limited engagement on April 5, 2013. The film stars Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Richard Attenborough, Laura Dern, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, Wayne Knight, and Samuel L. Jackson.
JURASSIC PARK 4 is set for a theatrical release on June, 13, 2014.
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