How Fallen Kingdom Completely Changed the Jurassic World Franchise

Fallen Kingdom also ends with some shady folk escaping with dinosaurs they bought, as well as vials of DNA, so there's a chance Wu will be continuing his experiments and creating weaponized monsters. Bayona also smartly set the future up to show how the world can evolve by having dinosaurs as a working part of it, whether it be in the agricultural industry -- as labor or to create biomass; or for medicinal purposes and other experimental arms of science, which fits Trevorrow's description of the third chapter being a "sci-fi thriller."

Then there's the sociopolitical message Bayona seeds, no doubt with the intent of expanding on it later on in the larger narrative. Claire already heads the Dinosaur Protection Group, which can now grow along the lines of Greenpeace and PETA. After all, saving dinos from going extinct will be taking on a totally different dynamic as it's not about lobbies and legislation anymore, it's about action.


This is something Owen will have to make sure his team takes seriously if they're to protect the likes of Blue, last seen in the California hills. Benjamin did leave a sanctuary for the animals, so the rescue movement has indeed been transformed to one of wildlife relocation.

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It'll also be interesting to see dinosaurs used for recreation (such as racing events and in fights for people to bet on), and maybe as pets. We might even see people worshipping their return as signs from above, maybe even prophecies, if the franchise wants to get that weird and kooky.

All in all, these animals are currently rummaging about like lost refugees, so it's up to Owen and Claire to leverage Benjamin's haven as a solution. Time will be of the essence, of course, but ultimately, it's worth the risk, as our protagonists view dinosaurs as more than just science gone wrong in what's now a new world, and a brand-new jurassic age.

Directed by J.A. Bayona from a script by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and B.D. Wong, joined by Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, Ted Levine, Geraldine Chaplin, James Cromwell, and Jeff Goldblum.

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