Movies Chat: So How Should They Continue the 'Jurassic Park' Franchise?

Movies Chat: So How Should They Continue the 'Jurassic Park' Franchise?

Jun 21, 2012

Movies Chat is our new work-in-progress chat show hosted by Managing Editor Erik Davis. Each month we'll release multiple episodes that feature 15-20 minute conversations with some of the web's most notable movie experts.

This morning we learned that once again Universal is attempting another Jurassic Park movie by hiring the writers behind Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver) to try to hammer out a script that satisfies Steven Spielberg. Can they successfully deliver a story worthy of the big screen, or will their version end up in development hell like previous scripts dating as far back as 2002? 

Joining me to talk all about the right and wrong ways to continue the Jurassic Park franchise is Peter Hall, editor here at and the biggest Jurassic Park fanboy I know. 

You can listen to our chat using the player below.



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This Episode's Supplemental Materials

Jurassic Park IV Hires Apes Writers []

Universal sends 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' writers to 'Jurassic Park' [HitFix]

The Lost World [Amazon]


Previously on Movies Chat

Movies Chat: If Not a 'Twilight' Reboot, Then How Should They Continue the Franchise?

Movies Chat: 'Man of Steel,' 'Iron Man 3' and What to Expect from San Diego Comic-Con

Movies Chat: 'Justice League,' 'Batman,' Superman' and Dissecting the DC Movie Announcements

The 'Prometheus' Chats: Parts 1, 2 & 3

The 'Fraggle Rock' Movie Pushes Forward, But Is That a Good Thing? (Guest Keith Calder)

Guest Sean O'Connell on the G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Release Date Controversy


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