“Jurassic World 2” Ramps Up The Horror

Filmmaker Colin Trevorrow is too busy with “Star Wars: Episode IX” prep to direct the “Jurassic World” sequel, leaving that job in the more than capable hands of “The Orphanage” and “The Impossible” helmer J.A. Bayona.

Trevorrow, still co-writing and executive producing the ‘World’ sequel, says the film is going darker places than you’d expect and will be better than ‘World’. He tells Cinema Blend:

“J.A Bayona is very good at [creating scares]. There are things that he’ll just do with a shadow, or a rustling curtain on a wall. He’s so tapped into that kind of fear, especially the fear through the eyes of child. Which, you know, he and I are just simpatico. We may be the mirrors of each other. It is by far the most satisfying collaboration of my life.

I think the mainstream loves being scared, and I think the scares in the first movie were made to make children think like they were seeing something horrifying, that their parents shouldn’t be allowing them to see.

We have that a little bit here. But there’s also that same big, fun adventure, sweeping, romantic kind of action in part of the movie. That people seemingly responded really well to. We’re not throwing it all way, but we’re definitely going to some new places.”

The new film, currently in the latter stages of production in Hawaii, is said to boast an underwater action sequence. It will open in cinemas next Summer.