Jurassic World: Dominion’s Colin Trevorrow Reveals Bonkers Dinosaur Phil Lord Keeps Trying To Convince Him To Add

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Jurassic World fans will have to wait about 10 more months before they finally get the next installment in the franchise, Jurassic World: Dominion. However, those fans can be confident that when that movie does come along, it will contain all the exciting action with massive, terrifying dinosaurs that they've come to expect. Having said that, there is one dinosaur that, unfortunately, will apparently not be included, much to the chagrin of director Phil Lord. The man who helped bring The LEGO Movie to life has apparently been trying to get director Colin Trevorrow to include a Brontosaurus Rex in the next film.

No, you did not misread than and it's not a typo. Apparently Phil Lord has been texting his fellow director Colin Trevorrow, for basically the life of the Jurassic World franchise, trying to convince Trevorrow to include a new hybrid dinosaur that combines elements of both the Brontosaurus and the Tyrannosaurus Rex. Trevorrow shared one of the texts to Twitter for all to see.

The first Jurassic World movie came out six years ago, and so it would seem that when the first film came out, and it included the Indominus Rex, a dinosaur that was a lab created hybrid, combining elements of several dinosaurs together, Phil Lord got the idea for another such dinosaur that he though should get added to the next movie. When the Brontosaurus Rex did not appear in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Phil Lord was not deterred, and he has continued to push Colin Trevorrow to include this new creation.

I mean, does the Brontosaurus Rex sound ridiculous? Of course it does. But now that I've heard the name and seen it described, I sort of want to see one. While including the actual creature in the movie in some way would probably be too silly, I feel like there were probably people working at Jurassic Park who came up with all kinds of ideas for hybrid dinosaurs that didn't get created. There was probably concept art of a Brontosaurus Rex in a computer somewhere. It's too bad it was probably destroyed during the volcanic eruption of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Alternatively, maybe there was some rogue geneticists who just made one of these things to see if they could and to see what it would look like. Watching a Brontosaurus walk around on little tiny front legs would be endlessly entertaining.

It sounds from Colin Trevorrow's comments here that we won't be seeing a Brontosaurus Rex in Jurassic World: Dominion, but the director and franchise producer has also strongly implied that this series of films won't end with Dominion, and so there's always a chance that we could still see this in a future installment. Maybe, if enough people agree Phil Lord is on to something we can all convince Colin Trevorrow to make this happen.

Dirk Libbey
Content Producer/Theme Park Beat

CinemaBlend’s resident theme park junkie and amateur Disney historian, Dirk began writing for CinemaBlend as a freelancer in 2015 before joining the site full-time in 2018. He has previously held positions as a Staff Writer and Games Editor, but has more recently transformed his true passion into his job as the head of the site's Theme Park section. He has previously done freelance work for various gaming and technology sites. Prior to starting his second career as a writer he worked for 12 years in sales for various companies within the consumer electronics industry. He has a degree in political science from the University of California, Davis.  Is an armchair Imagineer, Epcot Stan, Future Club 33 Member.