Omar Sy, the French star who turned heads with his work as a sympathetic caretaker in “The Intouchables,” has landed a role in “Jurassic World.”
He joins a cast that includes Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio and BD Wong. Sy shared the news with fans in English and French on Twitter, but did not divulge what part he will play in the when dinosaurs attack sequel.
It’s a prominent gig for Sy and another chance for the actor to cross over to English language films. He has also lined up roles in next summer’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and the James Franco thriller “Good People.”
“Jurassic World” hits theaters on June 12, 2015. Colin Trevorrow (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) directs.