Colin Trevorrow discusses Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doubts, confirms trilogy plans

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Dec 27, 2017

You may have already decided what sort of movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is by watching the trailer, but director Colin Trevorrow has a Luke Skywalker-like message for you: "This is not going to go the way you think.".

It would be easy to assume Fallen Kingdom is one long dinosaur-filled Dante's Peak remake or a return to Jurassic Park: The Lost World, but Trevorrow sees your comparisons and he's shooting them down.

During an interview with journalist Sebas Trebany, Trevorrow had a chance to address it again.

"It looks like it is because they all go to a fog-covered, scary island with dinosaurs on it, but it goes to a very, very different place than anyone expects.. and really, the heart and the soul of the movie, the turn of the story... is not what we’ve shown in this trailer," he said. "It’s very much not like The Lost World.”

Trevorrow also revealed that he has a trilogy planned and has discussed it with Steven Spielberg.

"I feel like that kind of design is crucial to a franchise like this if you really want to bring people along with you and make sure they stay interested... It can’t be arbitrary, especially if we want to turn this into a character-based franchise with people who you lean in to follow what they’re going to do," he said. "At the end of this movie, it’s not a cliffhanger, but it’s designed for people to want to know what’s going to happen next, whereas the earlier Jurassic Park movies had pretty clear definitive endings.". 

At this point, we've heard more about what Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom isn't than what it is, but it will be interesting to see what Trevorrow has planned especially when you consider that he's got another movie planned after this one.

We know what happened after three Jurassic Park films. Will Trevorrow be able to build the franchise he hopes for or will the Jurassic films be looking for new nesting grounds again?

(via Slashfilm)