The first official trailer for Jurassic World was released today, a couple days ahead of the teaser trailer’s Thanksgiving date. The clip features the star studded cast venturing into the Jurassic World theme park, filled with dinosaurs and attractions, just as John Hammond had envisioned in the original Jurassic Park.
Naturally things go haywire as someone thought it would be a good idea to create a genetically engineered dinosaur despite dozens of movies and books that clearly outline the dangers of such science shenanigans. Viewers have no need to fear though, as Star-Lord, going in disguise as “Owen” (Chris Pratt) has returned to Earth to royally screw everything up before he fixes them. Teamed up with Tony Stark’s kid-side kick from Iron Man 3 (Ty Simpkins), Edgar from Men in Black (Vincent D’Onofrio), Archer‘s own country hit singer Cherlene (Judy Greer), Dr. George Huang from Law & Order’s Special Victims Unit (BD Wong), and the brutal Hilly Holbrook from The Help (Bryce Dallas Howard), the super intelligent genetically modified dinosaur will have no chance against this group!
While the cast seems very solid, the trailer also promises stunning landscape scenes, documentary-esque footage on the dino-life and other wildlife, and heartwarming depictions of humans interaction with their once extinct Earth-mates. The park features a variety of creative and technologically advanced ways to interact with the dinosaurs from simply riding in a safari van with a running herd through a field to kayaking down a river surrounded by the natural environment created. The visual effects appear to be on par with current technological standards and should make this film very appealing visually.
Of course the fantastical movie isn’t only about peaceful scenes, crazy CGI, and awe inspiring interaction between the two very different species, the action and adventure portion kick in mid-way through the trailer and we are thrown into the all-too-familiar scenes of running in terror as the killer dinosaur escapes and is on the hunt for anything and everything that moves. Hopefully there is a way to outsmart it or trick it, but audiences won’t find out until release date, which is scheduled for June 12th, 2015. So mark your calendars now!