Jurassic World sequel gets 2018 release date

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Jul 24, 2015 15:10 IST

A day after it became the third biggest hit of all time, Universal has announced that a sequel to Jurassic World will be released on June 22, 2018.

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will return to star in the film. Jurassic World helmer Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, who did a rewrite on the film, will write the script for the sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Steven Spielberg will return to executive produce and Frank Marshall to produce. Trevorrow, who is not expected to return to direct, will also be an executive producer on the Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment sequel.

Read: Jurassic World breaks records

Jurassic World, which opened in theatres in June, has been one of the biggest successes in the history of Universal.

It is now the number 3 domestic release of all time with $614.3 million, and the number 3 worldwide release of all time. It's broken a slew of records, and has earned $1.5 billion worldwide to date.

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