Jurassic World 2 confirmed to arrive in 2018
A sequel to Jurassic World will arrive in 2018, it was confirmed last night (July 23rd).
Universal Pictures have confirmed that the sequel, which will be scripted once again by Colin Trevorrow and writing partner Derek Connolly, will arrive in cinemas on June 22nd in 2018. Both Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will return to star in the sequel.
News of a Jurassic World sequel comes as no surprise given the film's colossal performance at the box office. Earlier this week the movie overtook Avengers: Assemble and became the third highest grossing movie of all time, with receipts of $1.521 billion.
Jurassic World has been directed by revorrow and also stars Judy Greer, Jake Johnson, Ty Simpkins and Omar Sy. The movie is the first film to emerge from the Jurassic Park franchise since 2001 and acts as a direct sequel to the earlier movie trilogy.
It follows Pratt's Owen, a park ranger who tries to lead a rescue mission for tourists trapped in the revamped theme park after Rex, a monstrous genetically-modified dinosaur, goes on the rampage.