It has been confirmed that the box office success Jurassic World is the first part of a new trilogy.
Jurassic World 2 director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage) was hired to direct the sequel for Jurassic World, which is currently being written and plans on shooting in February. In an interview with LRM, he revealed that it will be a trilogy:
“I think they love ‘The Impossible’ and ‘The Orphanage’—especially Colin (Trevorrow) loved those movies,
“It’s very interesting. The whole ‘Jurassic World’ is a trilogy that Colin Trevorrow has envisioned. We’re writing the second chapter, and it’s very interesting where he’s leading the story. I grew up watching Steven Spielberg movies and I love those movies and the legacy, so it’s a question of being truthful to the legacy and at the same time, bringing new stuff that people will appreciate. We are still six months ahead of shooting, and so far, so good. It’s very exciting right now.”
The first Jurassic World filmed, directed by Colin Trevorrow, saw massive success, earning 1.67 billion USD following its June 12, 2015 release date.
Jurassic World 2 is currently set for release on June 22nd, 2018.