New this week: John Legend, 'Serpent Queen' and 'Pinocchio'
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh music from John Legend and Kane Brown, Samantha Morton stars as the 16th-century queen Catherine de Medici in an edgy Starz series and a race between two upcoming “Pinocchio” films begins with Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation.
‘Jurassic World’ shoot suspended after COVID-19 positives
Filming on the new “Jurassic World” movie at Pinewood Studios in the U.K. has been suspended for two weeks because of COVID-19 cases on set. Director Colin Trevorrow tweeted Wednesday that there were “a few” positive tests for the virus. A spokesperson for Universal Pictures said they were informed of the positive tests last night and that all tested negative this morning. “Those who initially tested positive are currently self-isolating, as are those who they have come into contact with.”On Tuesday, Universal said that the release of “Jurassic World: Dominion” was being delayed a year to June 2022. Last month the U.K. shoot on “ The Batman,” a Warner Bros. film, also halted production because of a positive case.
'Jurassic Park' Child Stars Joseph Mazzello and Ariana Richards Are Open to Reprising
Could Lex and Tim show up in the next Jurassic World film!? On Wednesday, after ET learned that Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum will be returning for Jurassic World III, a campaign began online to have the Jurassic Park child stars, Joseph Mazzello and Ariana Richards, reprise their characters as well. I'll be coming back to join everyone for Jurassic World 3, and I will see you in 2021." Colin Trevorrow, who directed 2015's Jurassic World and the recently televised Jurassic short, Battle at Big Rock, and co-wrote both World and 2018's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, will return to write and direct this film. Steven Spielberg, who directed the 1993 original film, 1997's The Lost World, and executive produced 2001's Jurassic Park III, 2015's Jurassic World, 2018's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, will join Trevorrow as an executive producer on the film.
Laura Dern, Sam Neil, and Jeff Goldblum to Reprise Their Original Roles for 'Jurassic World
The original stars of Jurassic Park Laura Dern, Sam Neil, and Jeff Goldblum will all be returning for 2021s third Jurassic World film, ET has learned. Colin Trevorrow, who directed 2015s Jurassic World and the recently televised Jurassic short, Battle at Big Rock, and co-wrote both World and 2018s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, will return to write and direct this film. Steven Spielberg, who directed the 1993 original film, 1997s The Lost World, and executive produced 2001s Jurassic Park III, 2015s Jurassic World, 2018s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, will join Trevorrow as an executive producer on the film. Id be all the way in China!Goldblum also starred in The Lost World and had a brief cameo in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Neil was the lead of Jurassic Park III and Dern also made a cameo in the film.