The original cast of Jurassic Park — Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum — will reprise their roles, joining Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, in the upcoming Jurassic World 3.
The film’s director Colin Trevorrow confirmed the news at a screening of Jurassic World in Hollywood hosted by Collider. Dern joined the director at the event, later confirming the casting herself on Instagram. The film’s Instagram also celebrated the trio’s return, posting a photo of the actors in character from the original film next to the infamous T. rex skeleton. “They’re back. Welcome to Jurassic World Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler & Ian Malcolm,” they captioned, referencing Neill, Dern, and Goldblum’s characters, respectively.”
Jurassic World 3, which Trevorrow will also executive produce with Steven Spielberg, will be the sixth film in the series, which began in 1993 with Jurassic Park, starring Dern, Neill, and Goldblum.
Jurassic World 3 hits theaters June 11, 2021.
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