The sky is falling — but luckily for the dinosaurs of Jurassic
Pratt is around to save the day. Or get fried trying.
a week of teases, the first trailer for
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom arrived Thursday
night, promising the most intense dinosaur action
the Park franchise has ever seen. Set four years
after the first movie, we find former park administrator
Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard, finally swapping her
signature high heels for more practical footwear) attempting to
recruit bitter ex-boyfriend and raptor whisperer Owen Grady
(Chris Pratt) to lead a mission back to Isla Nubar to help
rescue the reptilian residents, including his pal Blue, from
the magma bombs of an erupting volcano.
As Owen puts it, “What could go wrong?”
So, so much.
Cue prehistoric creatures tooling around the remains of the
amusement park. Then there’s Owen urging his team members to
“run!” amid a cloud of smoke and rampaging dinosaurs. We get a
killer Carnotaurus vs. T. rex confrontation. And finally our
heroes’ gyrosphere careens toward an ocean-facing cliff amid a
full-on stampede… and only one way down.
Also returning for more dino danger is Dr. Chaos himself, Ian
Goldblum), who we see testifying at some kind of government
hearing, telling the assembled politicos that “life will find a
B.D. Wong is back as the scheming geneticist Dr. Henry Wu in
the sequel to 2015’s blockbuster Jurassic World,
while newcomers include James Cromwell, Geraldine Chaplin, Toby
Jones, Ted Levine, and Justice Smith (from Netflix’s
The Get Down), who looks like he’ll be sharing plenty
of screen time with Pratt and Howard. J.A. Bayona directs.
Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom erupts into
theaters on June 22, 2018. Check out the new poster:
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