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Scarlett Johansson Joins Jurassic World After 10-Year Pursuit

Actress Scarlett Johansson has confirmed that she will star in the next Jurassic World movie, directed by Gareth Edwards, known for films like Rogue One and Godzilla. A huge fan of the Jurassic Park franchise, Johansson revealed that she has always dreamed of being part of it, even joking that she would have accepted a role that involved dying within the first five minutes. Speaking to, Johansson shared her enthusiasm: “I’ve been trying to get into this franchise in any possible way for over 10 years. I’m like, ‘I’ll die in the first five minutes!’ ” She also expressed her deep connection to the series, telling Variety, “I am an enormous Jurassic Park fan. It is one of the first movies I remember seeing in theatres.

I remember it so vividly. It was life-changing and mind-blowing. I cannot express how excited I am.” The script for the upcoming film is written by David Koepp, who is returning to the franchise after writing for Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park in 1993 and The Lost World: Jurassic Park in 1997. Johansson praised the script, describing it as “incredible” and highlighting Koepp’s passion for the project. The fourth Jurassic World movie will introduce an entirely new story, separate from the first Jurassic World trilogy, which starred Chris Pratt. Johansson expressed her amazement at finally being part of the franchise, stating, “David Koepp wrote it and returned after 30 years to write it, and he’s so passionate about it. The fact that it’s happened in this way at this time is just actually unbelievable.”

Jurassic World 4 is set to be filmed in the scenic locales of Thailand, as well as in studios in Malta and the UK. Johansson’s excitement and long-standing desire to join the franchise promise to bring fresh and enthusiastic energy to this new chapter in the Jurassic World series. With Scarlett Johansson’s enthusiasm and the return of screenwriter David Koepp, the next Jurassic World movie is shaping up to be an exciting new adventure. As the film prepares to shoot in the beautiful locales of Thailand, Malta, and the UK, fans can look forward to a fresh story that brings new life to the beloved franchise. Stay tuned for more updates as this thrilling project unfolds, and get ready to experience the magic of Jurassic World once again.

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