Is Idris Elba starring in Jurassic World?


A rumour is brewing that Idris Elba has been cast in Jurassic Park 4 ‘Jurassic World’, after his name appeared on a casting notice and was reported in connection with the film on a movie news website concurrently.

The reports are far from concrete but conspicuous in their similarity.

Jurassic World Movie News were the first to report that Elba is in the frame, saying that a source ‘fairly close to Jurassic World’s development’ said The Wire actor’s name was in the running.

Now a casting notice has gone up on Acting Auditions calling for crew and extras in Louisiana, where much of the filming will take place, that states twice that Elba is part of the cast.

‘Also starring in “Jurassic World” is teen actor Ty Simpkins, who recently starred opposite Robert Downey, Jr. in the feature film “Iron Man 3”,’ the notice reads. ‘Golden Globe Award nominee Idris…

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“Raptors are smart. Very smart.”

“Raptors are smart. Very smart.”

Jurassic Park is back and this time around the giant reptiles are in 3D!

Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the beloved film so I thought I would do a little post to commemorate this day.

It was 20 years ago when my family – dad, mom, and little sister – went to see Jurassic Park in the theater. I was the quintessential dinosaur geek growing up so I was beyond excited to see this movie and couldn’t wait for the previews to end so it could officially start.

As the movie opened to the scene where the raptor drags one of the park workers into the cage and you hear the screeching, clawing and see the raw power of the beast my night was ruined – the little sister started screaming and crying!! Until this day I still resent her for making us leave the theater (not really – I exaggerate), but still, I never went back to see it in theaters.

Thankfully, it’s back! Needless to say, this time I won’t be dragged out of the theater by my parents and a crying little sister.