Paul Iuzzolino 09/13/13
Universal Pictures announced on Tuesday that Jurassic Park 4 will be renamed Jurassic World and will be released in theaters on June 12, 2015. The film will be directed by Colin Trevorrow using a screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly. The movie will be made in 3-D. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley will be fellow producers. New dinosaur villains have already been confirmed for the fourth installment. As of right now, no other movie has been scheduled for this release date; B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations by Fox is due out the previous week. In the following week, Assassin’s Creed by Fox is set to be released. $1.9 billion was taken in at the box office with the first three films. A 3D version of the original 1993 Jurassic Park made earlier this year ranked in $114 million. When Jurassic Park first premiered in 1993, it brought in $970 million. In that same year, Jurassic Park surpassed Steven Spielberg's E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to become the highest grossing film. Two more films followed, with The Lost World in 1997 and Jurassic Park 3 in 2001. Just as this news came in, Disney Studios announced that Pirates of the Caribbean 5 will move from a summer 2015 release to a 2016 release. The news about the film made its way on Tuesday to a Star Trek Into Darkness party to celebrate the release of the movie on DVD and Blu-Ray. Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has already stated his excitement for the film, saying he will defiantly be there to see it. Get ready for more dinosaur action and new dinosaurs in 2015 with Jurassic World.