Universal Pictures said Tuesday it will release Steven Spielberg‘s “Jurassic World” in 3D on Friday, June 12 of 2015.
Colin Trevorrow (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) is directing the epic action-adventure from a draft of the screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley join the team as fellow producers.
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At this point, there are no other wide releases scheduled for that date. Fox has its animated “B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations” set for the previous week and its action film “Assassin’s Creed” the next week.
The first three films in the series have taken in $1.9 billion at the box office and this year’s 3D re-release of the original film, “Jurassic Park,” has brought in $114 million globally.
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“Jurassic Park” was a bona fide blockbuster when it came out in 1993, bringing in $970 million worldwide. It topped another Spielberg film, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” to become the highest-grossing film up to that time.
Two sequels followed, “The Lost World” in 1997 and “Jurassic Park 3” in 2001.