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Interesting Facts About 'Jurassic World' You Must Know

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"Jurassic World," the latest installment from the "Jurassic Park" franchise, will open worldwide this summer and is expected to be a box office hit. While we have fan base from years who had been waiting to watch the dinosaur come back on the big screen and scare us, there many new fans who are not much aware of the franchise.

Jurassic World will open to to fan expectations of bigger, better and scarier dinosaurs who will create a scary atmosphere for the visitors at the Jurassic World, the "World's Greatest Theme Park."

If you remember the wreaking havoc these humongous dinosaurs created in the 1993's classic film, then you can connect to the upcoming installment from the franchise. However, we get to see a lot of new things in Jurassic World which makes it all the more interesting.

For example, Jurassic World not only has dinosaurs and raptors but also cousins from the family which are huge, heavy and scary. For example, Mosasaurus has been featured in most of the scenes in Jurassic World. Tyrannosaurus, Tylosaurus and other specimens are also starring in the movie.

Before you plan to watch the Jurassic World, check out some amazing facts about the upcoming anticipated film.

The Announcement

It was said that Jurassic Park 3 was the last installment as, Jurassic Park III director Joe Johnston denied rumors of a fourth film in 2001. In a June 2002 interview with Starlog magazine, Steven Spielberg officially confirmed the fourth film, which he hoped to have Joe Johnston direct.

Delayed Since 2005

Jurassic World which is the fourth installment from the Jurassic Park franchise was scheduled to release in 2005. William Monahan started writing the script in 2002 but it went for revisions repeatedly as Spielberg was not happy with the script. Screenplay was finally co-written by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Derek Connolly, and Trevorrow.

Pre-Production Issues

While Steven Spielberg directed 2 of the films from the franchise, it was hard to finalise the director for the 4th film. Apart from Spielberg, Alex Proyas and Breck Eisner were considered for direction. Finally, Colin Trevorrow was named the director of the film while Steven Spielberg took over the executive producer as he did for the third film.

The Humongous Rex

Hybrid dinosaur named Indominus Rex is the antagonist in the film who creates a havoc in the theme park. This hybrid species resembles a T-Rex in appearance and has the genetic material of Giganotosaurus, Rugops, Majungasaurus, and Carnotaurus specimens.

The Change of Title

Earlier it was decided to keep up with the series and name it Jurassic Park IV. Trevorrow however chose to rename the film from its previous title, Jurassic Park IV, to differentiate it from previous films in the series.


Cinematographer John Schwartzman shot Jurassic World using Panavision cameras shooting on a combination of Kodak 35mm and 65mm film. One of the 65mm cameras used on the production had been used in the past to shoot Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Dr. Henry Wu

Trevorrow confirmed in 2014 that B. D. Wong would reprise his role as Dr. Henry Wu, and said the character would have a more significant role than in the original film.

The Merchandise

Apart from having an official site which has ample description about Jurassic World, the "World's Greatest Theme Park," which opened for business in June 2005, we also have a video game! Post the film's release, a video game titled Lego Jurassic World, will be released.

Box Office

While fans are waiting to watch the film, box office gurus are guessing that the movie is going to be big blockbuster of 2015 which will leave 2015's box office record makers, "Furious 7″ and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" behind.

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