After years of begging from both fans and the Jurassic World cast themselves, Bryce Dallas Howard in particular, the original trio from Jurassic Park is returning to the franchise. Laura Dern’s Ellie Sattler, Sam Neill’s Dr. Alan Grant and Jeff Goldblum’s Ian Malcolm are back for Jurassic World 3. For the next (and final?) chapter in the stories of this iconic trio, director Colin Trevorrow will actually be collaborating with the original cast, as he explained:
You start asking the most basic questions: who are these people now? What do they make of the new world they’re living in, and how do they feel about being part of its history?. Ultimately it will be in collaboration with the actors. They know and love these characters. We’ll do it together.
As Colin Trevorrow told Empire, he, and presumably co-writer Emily Carmichael, will be collaborating with Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum about their characters for Jurassic World 3. In his mind, those three actors love and know their iconic characters better than anyone else, and so they should be in on deciding who these people are when they return to the big screen.
We know where we left these characters, but we haven’t seen them in a substantive way in a long time, so there are critical questions that we need answered about who these people are now to help us understand their potential role in Jur