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“What If This Went Open Source?”: Colin Trevorrow Teases ‘Jurassic World 2’

"What If This Went Open Source?": Colin Trevorrow Teases 'Jurassic World 2'

While Colin Trevorrow has already ruled himself out for directing the sequel to “Jurassic World,” he does promise to lend his input in some capacity to the followup to one of the highest grossing films of all time. And while this summer’s blockbuster doesn’t necessarily leave a thread to be followed for a sequel, it does set up some interesting concepts which Trevorrow says could lay the foundation for where the story will go next. Don’t worry, no more resorts will be harmed.

“[It will not be] just a bunch of dinosaurs chasing people on an island. That’ll get old real fast,” he told Wired. “I feel like the idea that this isn’t always going to be limited to theme parks, and there are applications for this science that reach far beyond entertainment.”

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Instead, Trevorrow is curious about the technology to create dinosaurs being used as weaponry (a path that Vincent D’Onofrio‘s sorta-villain wanted to go down in “Jurassic World”) and the idea of the scientific foundation being used by others around the world (something BD Wong‘s Dr. Wu teases in the film).

“….when you look back at nuclear power and how that started, the first instinct was to weaponize it and later on we found it could be used for energy,” he explained. “… a seed that I wanted to plant in this movie, is that might be able to grow in more of these movies if they decide to make more of them, is: What if this went open source? It’s almost like InGen is Mac, but what if PC gets their hands on it? What if there are 15 different entities around the world who can make a dinosaur?”

It’s a fascinating place to take the story, rather than just having more dinosaurs run amok in another setting. Thoughts? Let us know below. “Jurassic World 2” arrives on June 22, 2018.

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