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Ron Howard: Chris Pratt Is to Star in 'Jurassic World'

January 14, 2014 (3:31 am) GMT
A confirmation came from the director whose actress daughter Bryce Dallas Howard has been signed up for.

Ron Howard dropped the news that would star in the new "Jurrasic Park" movie. The director shared a photo of Pratt and posing together on the red carpet of Sunday, January 12's Golden Globe Awards, saying they would be co-stars.

"Bryce and Chris meet for the 1st time on red carpet they will be co-stars in next Juraissic [sic]," Ron captioned the photo. Bryce is Ron's daughter who was cast in "" back in September. While her casting has been made official, Chris' is not yet announced by Universal Pictures.

There is little to know about "Jurassic World" yet besides a simple plot that fans of the previous movies would have known. "Hapless humans once again are pitted against dinosaurs created from ancient strands of DNA," the synopsis says. Relatively new director Colin Trevorrow is to helm the movie for 2015 release.

Pratt, best known for his role on "", is also star of the upcoming "". His role as Star-Lord aka Peter Quill is his biggest yet on big screen to date. He had supporting roles in "" and "" among others.

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