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‘Jurassic World’ Star Chris Pratt Is Signed on For More Sequels, Obviously

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by Britt Hayes June 14, 2015 @ 11:23 AM
Universal
Given that Jurassic World now has the biggest Friday/opening day box office of all time, it’s no surprise that Universal has sequels in mind. And given Chris Pratt’s current mega-star status, it’s not exactly surprising that Universal would sign the actor for more sequels to their recently revived franchise. But how many sequels are we talking here, exactly? Depends on who you ask.

‘Jurassic World’ Review: The Park Is Open and Full of Dumb People

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by Matt Singer June 10, 2015 @ 7:57 AM
When all you care about is money, bad things happen. That’s the message of Jurassic World, where greedy theme-park executives hoping to spike attendance engineer the “Indominus Rex,” a genetically-modified dinosaur that immediately turns on its creators and runs amok. Designed as a cautionary tale about the dangers of building a meaner, badder monster purely for the sake of profits, Jurassic World works equally well as a cautionary tale about doing the same thing in movies. All of the rationalizations provided by Jurassic World’s employees — “Consumers want them bigger, louder, more teeth.” “Somebody’s gotta make sure this company has a future!” — could have been taken directly out of the mouths of the studio executives who approved this gene splice of a reboot and a sequel. Their creation — the Indominus or the movie, there’s basically no difference — is as advertised; huge, mean, and visually striking. But this experiment is not without consequences.

Comic Strip: ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Spoilers and DC Movie Fears

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by Jacob Hall June 8, 2015 @ 11:36 AM
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out the latest Batman-related spoilers, examine the latest from Suicide Squad, and ponder what Warner Bros. is doing with their comic book movie future.

‘Jurassic World’ Final Trailer: Indominus Rex Hatches and it’s All Downhill From Here

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by Britt Hayes June 6, 2015 @ 12:06 PM
The final trailer for Jurassic World takes on a more insidious tone, from the jarring piano score to the shot of baby Indominus Rex hatching interspersed with shots of relentless dino-violence. This is a park built on bad ideas, and Indominus Rex is the worst idea of them all. Welcome to Jurassic World, I guess?

‘Parks and Recreation’s Final Season Gifts Us One Last Gag Reel

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 5, 2015 @ 1:22 PM
NBC
Parks and Recreation may have said goodbye to Pawnee for good, but the final season lives on by the full DVD release. And while we’ll never let Leslie Knope or the Parks department crew go, the final season’s full gag reel and special featurette is a good way to relive our favorite farewell.

‘Jurassic World’ Star Chris Pratt Is a Giant Goofball in These Behind the Scenes Videos

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by Britt Hayes May 21, 2015 @ 7:43 PM
Universal
It’s hardly shocking news that Chris Pratt is a big ol’ doofus. As Andy Dwyer on Parks and Recreation, Pratt showcased his comedic talents, playing a character that — judging by interviews — was basically a fictionalized, more simple-minded version of himself. Pratt may be exploring a more charismatic side of himself on the big screen right now, but these new behind the scenes featurettes from Jurassic World are here to assure you that he’s still as goofy as ever.

New ‘Jurassic World’ Spot Features John Hammond Narration, Still Probably Isn’t a Good Idea

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by Britt Hayes May 19, 2015 @ 6:49 PM
The latest extended spot for Jurassic World leans real heavily on your nostalgia, that muscle in your body that responds happily to things that remind you of other things you loved. Our old pal John Hammond (the late, great Sir Richard Attenborough) narrates, welcoming you to Jurassic World — and okay, that might be an easy way to get audiences to perk up, but it’s also just so nice to hear that voice again.

Chris Pratt Denies ‘Indiana Jones’ Casting, Says ‘Ghostbusters’ Rumors Are ‘Bulls---’

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by Mike Sampson May 19, 2015 @ 2:00 PM
Universal Pictures
Ever since his breakout success in Guardians of the Galaxy, everybody wanted Chris Pratt for everything. The one-time Parks and Rec supporting player was suddenly being offered almost every leading man role in Hollywood. He signed on to star in Jurassic World, and in just a few short months he was rumored to be attached to both Indiana Jones and Ghostbusters reboots. Pratt has addressed those two rumors saying he knows nothing about either one.

‘Jurassic World’ TV Spot Features a Dinosaur Petting Zoo, Which Is Also Probably Not a Good Idea

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by Britt Hayes May 13, 2015 @ 11:38 AM
Universal has revealed another new TV spot for Jurassic World, featuring a little bit of new footage from the upcoming sequel — most notably, a dinosaur petting zoo, where park attendees can interact with little, (allegedly) harmless dinosaurs. This whole place is teeming with bad ideas, although the worst is definitely that big bad hybrid dino, Indominus Rex.

‘Jurassic World’ Extended Spot Is Filled With Bad Ideas

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by Britt Hayes May 7, 2015 @ 7:46 PM
“Probably not a good idea,” Chris Pratt’s Owen says about the creation of hybrid dinosaur Indominus Rex. But let’s get real, here, for a minute: this entire park is built on bad ideas and filled with even more bad ideas in the form of massive dinosaurs. Sure, some of them are friendly, but the real attraction is in the danger — and that danger is going to lead to a whole lot of carnage.