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Jurassic World 2 Adds Jeff Goldblum

It looks like Ian Malcolm is returning for the 2018 sequel.


Big news for Jurassic World 2 today, as Jeff Goldblum--one of the stars of the original series--is coming back for the new movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Goldbum will make an appearance in Jurassic World 2, though the extent of his involvement in unknown at this time.

Goldblum played the mathematician Ian Malcolm, who disapproved of the idea to make a park filled with dinosaurs that would eventually eat people, in 1993's Jurassic Park. He appeared as the same character in 1997's The Lost World.

Jurassic World 2 again stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, with other new cast members including James Cromwell and Toby Jones, among others. The film is directed by A Monster Calls' J.A. Bayona, who replaces Colin Trevorrow; he is directing Star Wars: Episode IX.

Trevorrow is still attached to Jurassic World 2, as he co-wrote the script and is a producer on it. Recently, he tweeted the cryptic image below of what look like dinosaur eggs.

Jurassic World was a massive hit, bringing in $1.67 billion worldwide to become one of the highest-grossing movies in history. The sequel arrives in June 2018.

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