The writer and director of Jurassic World 3 has finally revealed the title of the 2021 dinosaur sequel.
Colin Trevorrow took to Instagram to inform fans that the sixth Jurassic Park film will be called Jurassic World: Dominion.
Colin uploaded a snap of a production assistant clutching a clapper board on set in Canada, with the movie’s title emblazoned across it, as day one of filming commenced.
Finally revealed! Jurassic Park: Dominion is the name of the sixth Jurassic Park film, as announced by director Colin Trevorrow
He simply captioned this: ‘Day One #JurassicWorld’
The movie serves as the second sequel to Jurassic World, and is the sixth film overall in the series.
It will be released in June 2021 and follow on from the events of 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
This might come as a shock to some fans, after Trevorrow suggested the subtitle of the film could be ‘A New Era’ or ‘Edge Of Chaos’.
Far from blue! The movie serves as the second sequel to Jurassic World, and is the sixth film overall in the series
At the helm: Colin is the man responsible for resurrecting the Jurassic Park franchise – and teased that he had decided what Jurassic World 3 would be called last month
Last month, a fan appeared to have guessed the movie’s title during a casual discussion on Twitter. Trevorrow responded to a thread which saw movie buffs speculating what the film will be officially called, with one fan’s guess apparently proving to be right.
The filmmaker was tagged in the debate and replied: ‘Wow, somebody in this thread actually got it. Respect.’
But ‘Dominion’ was not on the list – with the 26 guesses ranging from the more fathomable ‘Survival’ and ‘Chaos Effect’ to the less-realistic ‘Rex In The City’ and ‘You Asked for It Humans’.
Teasers: While Trevorrow did not reveal the title last month, he confirmed on Twitter that he had a name in mind
Colin is the man responsible for resurrecting the Jurassic Park franchise – and teased that he had decided what Jurassic World 3 would be called last month.
One fan asked him directly: ‘By any chance, do you already have a potential title in mind — or is that something that evolves over time?’
To which he answered: ‘I’ve got it.’
He clarified at the time what the title won’t be. Many had speculated the film to be called Jurassic World: Extinction, as most of the dinosaurs from the film’s Isla Nublar were killed in a volcano eruption during Fallen Kingdom, with the ones that managed to escape thought to be targeted in the next part of the story.
Red herring? Last month Trevorrow suggested the subtitle of the film could be ‘A New Era’ or ‘Edge Of Chaos’
Correct! Responding to a thread which saw movie buffs speculating what the film will be officially called, one fan’s guess proved to be right, according to screenwriter/director
But Trevorrow was sure to set this straight.
A fan posted: ‘I hope to GOD it isn’t Jurassic World Extinction. Its such a obvious and cliche title [sic].’
To which Trevorrow clarified: ‘It isn’t.’
While most details are sparse regarding the next chapter in the iconic franchise – which began in 1993 with Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, based on the novel of the same name by author Michael Crichton – other details have leaked over the last few weeks.
Next year: The movie will be released in June 2021 and follow on from the events of 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Canada’s British Columbia will serve as a location – with principal photography already taking place at Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island. Malta, including the capital Valletta, will also play host, as will Pinewood Studios, in England’s Buckinghamshire, as well as O’ahu, Hawaii.
The latter suggests an island-setting will be involved, despite the destruction of Isla Nublar in Fallen Kingdom. The plot is expected to focus on the dinosaurs escaping on mainland USA. Could they be rounded up and returned back to the tropics in the film?
Casting for Jurassic World 3 has set fans of the franchise buzzing, after it was confirmed original stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum will star alongside Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt.
Returning stars: Trevorrow will bring back Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt for the next film [pictured in 2019]
Back again: Casting for Jurassic World 3 has set fans of the franchise buzzing, after it was confirmed original stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum will star [pictured in Jurassic Park with the late Richard Attenborough]
Goldblum will be back as Dr. Ian Malcolm for the fourth time and said in a recent interview on Virgin Radio that he ‘can’t wait’ to get started on the movie with original Jurassic Park stars Neill and Dern.
He said: ‘We’re gonna do another one of those [Jurassic Park films] around these parts come this summer. Colin Trevorrow as the great director is going to be writing and directing it. And I can’t wait.’
Trevorrow, 43, admitted recently that he always wanted to include the original cast in the new trilogy, but there needed to be a logical reason to get them back.
Back again: Goldblum is set to return to the dinosaur franchise as Dr. Ian Malcolm for the fourth time and he ‘can’t wait’ to get started [pictured in Jurassic Park]
What to expect? Laura Dern and Sam Neill return to the franchise for the first time since 2001’s Jurassic Park III
‘The next film allows the legacy characters to be part of the story in an organic way. I call it Jurassic Park VI because it is.’
Colin went on to admit that the filmmakers have also been considering how the characters have changed since their last appearances.
He said: ‘You start asking the most basic questions: who are those people now? What do they make of the new world they’re living in, and how do they feel about being part of its history?’
Jurassic World 3 is set for a June 2021 release.
The 26 Titles Fans Guessed For Jurassic World 3
The Jurassic World
Jurassic World: The Jurassic Park of Jurassic World
Jurassic World: Survival
Jurassic World: Clash of Worlds
Jurassic World: Illusion of Control
Jurassic World: New Era / A New Era
Jurassic World: Dawn of a New Era
Jurassic World: Rise of New Era
Jurassic World: Rise of the New Kingdom
Jurassic World: Edge of Chaos
Jurassic World: Chaos Effect
Jurassic World: When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth
Jurassic World: Reverie
Jurassic World: War for the Planet
Jurassic World: Ancient Futures
Jurassic World 3: Long Live the Dinosaurs
Jurassic World 3: Rex in the City
Jurassic World 3: Illusion of Control
Jurassic World: Extinction
Jurassic World: New King
Jurassic World: The Return of the King
Jurassic Park: Dinotopia
Jurassic World 3: You Asked for It Humans
Jurassic World 3: When Worlds Collide
Jurassic World: Coexistence
Jurassic World: This Series Needs to Throw in the Towel