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Life finds a way: Jeff Goldblum will return as Dr Ian Malcolm in Jurassic World 2

Original Jurassic Park star Jeff Goldblum will return as Dr Ian Malcolm in Jurassic World 2.

hollywood Updated: Apr 26, 2017 12:24 IST
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Jeff Goldblum played Dr Ian Malcolm in the first two Jurassic Park films.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Jeff Goldblum who starred in the original Jurassic Park, has joined the cast of Jurassic World 2.

The 64-year-old-actor played the role of Ian Malcolm, a know-it-all mathematician in both 1993’s Jurassic Park and 1997’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park.

JA Bayona, known for directing A Monster Calls, is directing the next installment in Universal’s hit franchise.

The movie earned $1.67 billion worldwide in 2015 and is the fourth-highest-grossing film in history.

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are confirmed to return for the sequel, which also stars Toby Jones, James Cromwell and Justice Smith.

Colin Trevorrow, who directed the first Jurassic World movie, wrote the script for the sequel with Derek Connolly.

Producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley once again joined executive producers Steven Spielberg and Trevorrow in the next chapter of the franchise.

On a related note, Goldblum will be next seen in Disney and Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok as the Grandmaster. The film stars Chris Hemsworth in titular role with Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston and Idris Elba in pivotal roles.

The movie is slated to release on November 3.

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First Published: Apr 26, 2017 12:24 IST