Kathleen Kennedy updates on Jurassic Park 4

"Writing, writing, writing"

While we recently heard news that the possibility of a fifth Indiana Jones film is still looming on the horizon, another Spielberg sequel seems to be ticking along nicely in the form of Jurassic Park 4.

Producer Kathleen Kennedy recently provided an update on the project, explaining that they're still at the script-writing stage, working out what approach the next film should potentially take.

"Writing, writing, writing," she said, when asked what stage the project is currently at. "It's really hard to keep these things going when there's an expectation and a desire by the public and the audience to keep certain franchises going."

"As filmmakers, we often sit there going, 'Okay. We have to answer the question, 'Why do another one?'' If you can't answer that question, you shouldn't be doing it. It's tough. We're trying to come up with a story that makes sense and isn't going to disappoint people and is, hopefully, going to get people excited and reinvigorate the franchise. We've got to start with a script and the story."

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes scribes Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver have recently been drafted in to help with that, and if they can do for the dinosaurs what they did for the apes, we could yet be in for a treat...

Would you be keen on another Jurassic Park film? Tell us, below!

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    • SiMan

      Sep 28th 2012, 13:08

      Dead Raptor more like

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    • Nashnash

      Sep 28th 2012, 16:05

      "It's really hard to keep these things going when there's an expectation and a desire by the public and the audience to keep certain franchises going." That's just nonsense because nobody wants another one. And as far as the, "why do another one?" question goes, why put so much effort into thinking of a reason. If it's so difficult to come up with a good reason to make it, then obviously whatever you do come up with is going to be s**t. I hate people.

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    • Hadouken76

      Sep 28th 2012, 21:46

      "We're trying to come up with a story that makes sense and isn't going to disappoint people and is, hopefully, going to get people excited and reinvigorate the franchise. We've got to start with a script and the story." Because that kind of thinking worked so well for Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skulls.

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    • Ali1748

      Sep 29th 2012, 1:40

      Just let the franchise die.

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    • ilikescifi

      Sep 29th 2012, 12:16

      i could handle watching a really well shot, 3d hunter/hunted film. remember the jungle scene in the first film with Muldoon? like a remake ofThe Grey with velociraptors. there were so many interesting parts of the first film and book that were unexplored. even drawing from the sequels, how did Julienne Moore's character in the second film survive alone on the island? or the boy in the third when his parasail crashed with his stepdad?

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