'Jurassic World 2' set for 2018

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'Jurassic World 2' Set for 2018

Universal has announced that a sequel to Jurassic World will be released on Friday, June 22, 2018.

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will return to star. Jurassic World helmer Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, who did a rewrite on World, will write the script for the sequel.

Steven Spielberg will return to executive produce and Frank Marshall returns to produce. Trevorrow will also be an executive producer on the Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment sequel.

Jurassic World, which opened in theaters in June, has one of the biggest successes in the history of Universal. It is now the No. 3 domestic release of all time with $614.3 million. It's broken a slew of records, and has earned $1.5 billion worldwide to date.

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From left, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" cast members Jeff Goldblum, Vanessa Lee Chester, Vince Vaughn and Julianne Moore pose with dinosaur effects producer Stan Winston, far right, before a special advance screening of the film, Monday, May 19, 1997, at the Cineplex Odeon Universal City Cinemas in Universal City, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Fans try to spot celebrities streaming by on the red carpet at a special advance screening of ?The Lost World: Jurassic Park,? on Monday, May 19, 1997, at the Cineplex Odeon Universal City Cinemas in Universal City, Calif. The only question is how big. The movie is expected to devour opening weekend box office records when it opens on 3,024 screens beginning on Thursday night. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Director Steven Spielberg celebrates his numerous Oscars with his wife Kate Capshaw, right, and his mother, Leah Adler, after the 66th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, March 21, 1994. Two of Spielberg's films won a total of 10 Oscars, seven for "Schindler's List," and three for "Jurassic Park." (AP Photo/Lois Bernstein)
FILE - In this June 9, 1993 file photo, "Jurassic Park" co-stars Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern appear at the premiere of the Steven Spielberg-directed dinosaur thriller in Washington. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette, file)
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'Jurassic Park: The Ride' signage is displayed at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. NBC Universal, majority owned by Comcast Corp., operates some of the most-watched U.S. cable TV channels, in addition to its flagship broadcast network, a film studio and the Universal Studios amusement parks. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Visitors are soaked on the waterfall drop at the end of 'Jurassic Park: The Ride' at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. NBC Universal, majority owned by Comcast Corp., operates some of the most-watched U.S. cable TV channels, in addition to its flagship broadcast network, a film studio and the Universal Studios amusement parks. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Visitors walk near 'Jurassic Park: The Ride' at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. NBC Universal, majority owned by Comcast Corp., operates some of the most-watched U.S. cable TV channels, in addition to its flagship broadcast network, a film studio and the Universal Studios amusement parks. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Visitors stand near 'Jurassic Park: The Ride' at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. NBC Universal, majority owned by Comcast Corp., operates some of the most-watched U.S. cable TV channels, in addition to its flagship broadcast network, a film studio and the Universal Studios amusement parks. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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