October 24, 2016  

Universal Delays 'Jurassic Park 4' to 'Bring Audiences the Best Possible Version'

May 9, 2013 (1:32 am) GMT
The studio confirms that it puts the brakes on the fourth installment of the 'Jurassic Park' franchise and the film will be released at a later date.

Universal Pictures puts "Jurassic Park IV" back on the cage for now on. Following report that the project was put on hold, the studio announced on Wednesday, May 8 that it indeed needed more time for development of the film.

"In coordination with filmmakers, Universal has decided to release' Jurassic Park 4' at a later date," the studio said in a statement. It reasoned that the delay was necessary to give "the studio and filmmakers adequate time to bring audiences the best possible version of the fourth installment in Universal's beloved franchise."

Universal initially eyed a June 24 start for the production with an aim to release the movie on June 13, 2014. New start and release dates haven't been announced yet.

Colin Trevorrow is on board as the director for the fourth "Jurassic Park" film, which had been developed over 11 years before being officially announced in the works early this year. Steven Spielberg, the director of the first two installments, will serve as the executive producer.

More Jurassic World News


  1. Seth Rogen's R-Rated Animated Comedy 'Sausage Party' to Join Oscar Race
  2. Rihanna Regrets Skipping Drake's Party and Letting Taylor Swift Steal the Spotlight
  3. Olivia Wilde Shares Breastfeeding Photo, Finds New Drinking Buddy in Newborn Daughter
  4. Twitter Rips Drake for Mocking Kid Cudi's Mental Illness in New Diss Track
  5. Awkward! Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Ex John Mayer Attend Drake's Birthday Party
  6. Is Kendall Jenner Dating Anwar Hadid?
  7. Watch Ariana Grande and Bruno Mars Perform at Star-Studded We Can Survive Concert
  8. Kim Kardashian Angry at Beyonce for Not Reaching Out to Her After Paris Robbery