JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
Welcome to The Lost World… I mean, Jurassic World. The final trailer for J.A. Bayona’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is out this morning and it looks like the entire plot has been rolled out. Remember the end of Spielberg’s “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” where Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore dealt with a T-Rex that was brought back from the island? That is basically what’s happening here, as Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return to face the evil corporation that sets out to do good, by saving the dinosaurs from the island that was supposed to be Jurassic World which is now exploding due to a volcano, but ends up doing evil, by using the dinosaurs they saved to genetically engineer their own dinosaur. Of course, the dinosaur gets loose and heads to some little girl’s bedroom for some reason, which fills most of the trailer.
Leaning heavy on Pratt’s connection with one of the velociraptors that he trained from birth, it looks like a team-up between them and the evil dinosaur / evil corporation, at least for the back end of the film. The front half has been covered extensively, which is saving the dinosaurs from the exploding island, which the first few trailers were solely about. Now we’ve met Rafe Spall’s villain, who has big plans for the dinosaurs, while Jeff Goldblum’s Ian Malcolm returns for a court appearance, even getting out the slogan “welcome to Jurassic World” and stating that if they don’t do something, the dinosaurs will be here after we’re gone. So if you loved the third act of “The Lost World,” you are definitely going to love “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”
Synopsis: It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles.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.
Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldbulm, BD Wong, James Cromwell, Justice Smith, Toby Jones, and Rafe Spall
Director: J.A. Bayona
Release Date: June 22, 2018
Studio: Universal Pictures