Trouble for Universal’s New Jurassic Park – Director Hunt Begins


The latest news from Jurassic Park has nothing to do with dinosaurs running loose on Isla Nublar. Despite the initial excitement surrounding the collaboration between Universal Pictures and director David Leitch for the relaunch of the iconic action, adventure, and science fiction saga, reports have now emerged that Leitch has been dropped from the project just a few days later.

According to Deadline, a leading source for insider information on Hollywood, it seems that Leitch and Universal Pictures had different creative visions for the seventh film in the franchise. As a result, both parties have decided to part ways in an amicable manner, leaving the development of the film in the hands of an as-yet-unrecruited director.

The film was initially announced for release on July 2, 2025, just a week ahead of the theatrical release of Superman: Legacy. However, with the sudden departure of the director and the absence of any confirmed cast, the future of the blockbuster seems uncertain at this point, with no official delay announced for its release.

The seventh installment of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World film series will be featuring a script penned by David Koepp, who previously worked on the first two films. Koepp’s mission is to usher in a new era in the franchise, with an entirely new cast that will not include stars such as Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill.

In addition to the film news, fans can also look forward to a new Jurassic Park video game for single-player mode, as well as an interesting revelation about a scientific blunder in the movie’s footage that has sparked conversation within the fan community.

While the departure of the director may have caused some uncertainty, there is no doubt that the Jurassic Park franchise is entering an exciting new phase, and fans can expect more updates on the upcoming film in the near future.

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