Kathleen Kennedy Not Producing ‘Jurassic Park 4'; Focusing on ‘Star Wars’ Instead

Kathleen Kennedy previously produced "Jurassic Park," "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic Park III"

Last Updated: February 19, 2013 @ 5:37 PM

"Jurassic Park 4" is hitting theaters in 2014, but franchise producer and new Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy won't be involved, a spokeswoman for Lucasfilm told TheWrap on Tuesday.

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"Kathleen Kennedy will not be producing the next installment of 'Jurassic Park,'" the company's representative said. "She is currently focusing her time on leading Lucasfilm Ltd. and getting 'Star Wars: Episode VII' underway. "

Also read: 'Jurassic Park 4' to Arrive June 2014, Steven Spielberg to Produce

Her Kennedy/Marshall Company partner and husband, Frank Marshall — who is producing the fourth film in the "Jurassic" series with Steven Spielberg — initially spilled the beans in a tweet on Sunday.

"Ms. Kennedy has moved onto 'Star Wars' and will not be producing 'JP4,'" Marshall wrote. "She's traded raptors for TIE fighters."

Kennedy was announced as the co-chairman of Lucasfilm last June, but following Disney's $4 billion acquisition of the company George Lucas founded, she became president. Now she is in charge of reviving the beloved characters from a galaxy far, far away in a sequel written by Michael Arndt and directed by J.J. Abrams.

"JP4" is still without a director, as Spielberg will only executive produce, but Universal announced last month that the 3D sequel will be roaring into theaters on June 13, 2014.