Quick News: Jurassic, Escape, Equalizer, Purge

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Fansite Jurassic Outpost reports that retailers and licensing partners have been alerted to the release of the first trailer for “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” this November. Specifically, the trailer is expected to hit around Thanksgiving.

Escape Plan 3
Jaime King and Max Zhang have joined the cast of the third instalment in the “Escape Plan” franchise. King is reprising her role of Abigail Ross from the upcoming second film “Escape Plan 2: Hades”.

Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista, who headline the second film, are back for the John Herzfeld-directed third installment which follows in the wake of the 2013 original. Production began earlier this week. [Source: Heat Vision]

The Equalizer 2
Sony Pictures have announced that Antoine Fuqua’s “The Equalizer” sequel starring Denzel Washington is set to be released a month earlier – now on August 10th next year. The film will take on “MEG,” “Barbie” and the “Scarface” remake Fuqua was developing at one time. [Source: Deadline]

The Purge 4
Y’lan Noel (“Insecure”) and Lex Scott Davis (“Training Day”) are set to star in the upcoming prequel to “The Purge” franchise, the fourth feature in the Universal and Blumhouse series.

Gerard McMurray (“Burning Sands”) will direct from a script by James DeMonaco. The story is set on Staten Island and explores the first experimental Purge, including how America got to such a dark place. The film opens July 4th next year. [Source: The Tracking Board]