Jurassic Park IV Behind-The-Scenes Images Hints At A Return To The Original Island
That was the only message that director Colin Trevorrow sent out this afternoon on his Twitter feed along with the image you see above. To the casual observer it's a meaningless Tweet with a pretty picture, but to fans of Jurassic Park it's everything. After all, Trevorrow was recently announced as the director of the long-awaited Jurassic Park IV and Isla Nublar is the name of the island where the story all began. The fictional location is said to be 120 miles off the west coast of Costa Rica, and 87 miles away from Isla Sorna (the latter being the setting for both Jurassic Park: The Lost World and Jurassic Park III.
While we only learned about the existence of the sequel this past January, it's no surprise that they're already in the location scouting part of development. Unlike Star Wars Episode VII, which doesn't have an official release date just yet, Universal Pictures has said that Jurassic Park IV will be ready for release on June 13, 2014. This means that the production has only 13 months, and cameras haven't even started rolling yet.
The film is Trevorrow's second feature following the 2012 indie hit Safety Not Guaranteed. The script was written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, who wrote the 2011 hit Rise of the Planet of the Apes as well as its anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Steven Spielberg, who filmed the first two movies in the franchise, is producing along with Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley.
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