'Jurassic Park IV' Moves Forward With 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Scribes


'Jurassic Park IV' Moves Forward With 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Scribes


Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver have been tapped to pen the script for the fourth installment of the dinosaur film franchise, which won't bring back Steven Spielberg as the director.

It's been a while since movie lovers last heard about "Jurassic Park IV", and now Deadline has broken news on the progress of the long-gestating project. It has been reported that Universal Pictures has moved forward with the development of the film by tapping two screenwriters to provide its script.

According to the site, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" scribes Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver have signed on to tackle the screenwriting duty. The studio is still looking for a director since Steven Spielberg won't helm the fourth "Jurassic Park" film. He will still be on board as the producer along with Kathleen Kennedy.

Spielberg directed 1993's "Jurassic Park" and 1997's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" based on Michael Crichton's bestselling book. The first movie grossed $914.6 million worldwide, while the second one collected $618.6 million worldwide. In 2001, Joe Johnston helmed "Jurassic Park III", which took in $368.7 million worldwide.

Back in December 2011, producer Kennedy hinted that the original "Jurassic" might be re-released in 3D. Of the possibility, she said, "I'm not a huge proponent of post-conversion, but I think if the filmmaker gets intricately involved in the post-conversion, then I think it can be really, really good and I think 'Jurassic Park' is a perfect example of a movie that could work really, really well as a 3D picture."

When quizzed if Universal has asked her to re-dimensionalize the phenomenal movie, Kennedy admitted, "They have asked us." She added, "And I think it's really gonna come down to making sure Steven has the time, and [director of photography] Janusz [Kaminski] has the time to sit down and go through it and evaluate."

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