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JURASSIC WORLD 2 (2018): Justice Smith Signs On To Sequel

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Justice Smith To Play A Role In Jurassic World 2

The Get Down‘s Justice Smith has joined the cast of Jurassic World 2 as a scientist in the planned science fiction film.

In addition to his work on the aforementioned series, Smith is known for his role as Radar in the movie adaptation of John Green’s popular novel Paper Towns. He will work under director J.A. Bayona, who has already assembled a cast that includes veterans of the franchise as well as other newcomers:

Bayona, whose latest, A Monster Calls, opens later this month, will direct the Jurassic World sequel from a script by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly. Justice Smith will join a cast that includes returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard alongside Toby Jones and Rafe Spall. Frank Marshall and Steven Spielberg will produce the film, which is scheduled for a release on June 22, 2018.

Trevorrow previously revealed the quote from the original Jurassic Park that inspired their idea for the sequel, which comes from Sam Neil’s Alan Grant: “Dinosaurs and man, two species separated by 65 million years of evolution have just been suddenly thrown back into the mix together. How can we possibly have the slightest idea what to expect?”

“Every story is different and you need to find the depth of every story and try to express it on the screen,” Bayona recently told CS.

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