Bryce Dallas Howard Really Wants The Original Actors Back For Jurassic World 3

Ian Malcom explaining Chaos theory while Dr. Grant looks out at a Triceratops

Last year, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom finally gave fans a taste of what they’d been asking for with the return, albeit in cameo form, of Jeff Goldblum’s Dr. Ian Malcolm. Now, with Jurassic World 3 set to close out the trilogy that began in 2015 with Jurassic World, there is a hope that we will see the whole trio of Jurassic Parks actors return. And we’re not alone because actress Bryce Dallas Howard really wants the original actors back for Jurassic World 3, as she explained:

Yes, very much so. If that happens, I don't know. I don't know what's been confirmed or whatever, but I'll blink if it's happening and maybe.

Bryce Dallas Howard, who plays Claire Dearing in the Jurassic World films, seems to want the original Jurassic Park trio of Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Sam Neill to return for Jurassic World 3 as much as the rest of us, and perhaps more so because it would give her a chance to work with them.

In fact, in her comments to MTV News about the possibility, she seemed positively giddy at the prospect. And who could blame her? The original Jurassic Park is an iconic film and one that Bryce Dallas Howard, like so many of us, presumably grew up with. So of course she is all in on that trio coming back for more dino droppings and chaos theory.

This isn’t the first time Bryce Dallas Howard has championed this idea either. The Rocketman actress has spoken in the past about how she didn’t get a chance to actually work with Jeff Goldblum in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom because her character never interacted with Ian Malcom. She has also said that if she could bring back one of the original cast to the franchise, it would be Laura Dern’s Ellie Sattler.

To Bryce Dallas Howard’s delight, she may get her wish. In her comments to MTV News, she mentions that she doesn’t know what has been confirmed, playing it coy and not wanting to say too much. But when she says “I’ll blink if it’s happening,” she purposefully blinks a bunch. It’s not the same as an official press release, and we can’t say for sure yet, but that would seem to indicate that things are looking good for the original Jurassic Park trio to return for Jurassic World 3.

Jeff Goldblum has also teased Laura Dern’s return in the past and the actress herself has made it plain that she would come back if asked. It makes sense that these three would be brought back now too. Jurassic World 3 isn’t just the concluding chapter of the Jurassic World trilogy, it is also (for now at least) the culmination and end of the Jurassic Park story that began in 1993.

Therefore it would be a bit of a bummer if we didn’t see these beloved characters one last time. Director Colin Trevorrow agrees with that sentiment, which is hopefully good news for Bryce Dallas Howard and Jurassic Park fans.

Jurassic World 3 hits theaters on June 11, 2021. That’s a long way off and presumably you’ll want to see some other movies before then. Check out what you can look forward to this year in our 2019 Release Schedule.

Nick Evans

Nick grew up in Maryland has degrees in Film Studies and Communications. His life goal is to walk the earth, meet people and get into adventures. He’s also still looking for The Adventures of Pete and Pete season 3 on DVD if anyone has a lead.