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The complete guide to Jurassic World

Website

The official Jurassic World website was launched mid-November. An in-world viral site, it appeared as a genuine website for the actual park itself including a variety of pages detailing the specific day-to-day happenings. A weather gauge showing park conditions, a rundown of the latest park news and a mysterious ten day countdown all took centre stage.

In addition, that main hub linked to a secondary site called Masrani Global. Set up to represent the company behind the park, run by Irrfan Khans Simon Masrani. Amongst its many pages were details of how the company took control from John Hammonds InGen:

By 1998, InGen was under the Masrani umbrella and the years from 2002 to 2004 would help lead the Masrani company on their biggest adventure yet: the construction of Jurassic World on Isla Nublar.

The site also mentions that Jurassic World first opened its doors in 2005 and now, ten years later, was set to debut a brand new feat of genetics. Could this be the new dinosaur thats been teased for so long?

Trailer

After what seemed like an agonizing wait, the first trailer for Jurassic World was launched online on November 25th. At long last fans were offered a taste of the adventures to come the following summer... and Trevorrows ambitious scope and vision didnt disappoint.

The opening scene of Judy Greer, Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson at an airport sets the stage perfectly with a hint of dread, as Greer says goodbye to her sons as they set off for Jurassic World. Remember, if something chases you... run, she cautions.

From there the trailer is off! Issuing a jaw-dropping number of looks at new characters, the lush environ of the theme park and of course, a massive amount of dinosaurs, its an impressive and awe-inducing teaser.

Gyroballs

Accompanying the trailer came a series of new images, each honing in on one aspect of that delicious first teaser.

One new addition to this version of the park is an interactive dinosaur experience that takes place in the Gyrosphere. Along with a buddy, sit inside a gigantic ball and roll around a lush green meadow while over 30 species of friendly dinos cavort around you! Its all fun and games at the world's premier dino theme park.

Gyroball down

... well, it is until a prehistoric behemoth smashes the ball to smithereens.

The great escape

History has a pesky habit of repeating itself, as chief dino expert Owen discovers when the new genetic hybrid cooked up in the lab escapes the confines of her paddock.

Shes probably off to sample some of the local cuisine. And by that we mean, the locals.

Homage

Lets face it, if theres one thing all of the Jurassic movies has taught us, its that no-one is safe. Even if youre tucked away in the security of a plush office, away from the horrors unfolding outside - at some point that horror is gonna batter down the doors and come for you.

In the latest image, top honcho Claire faces off against an unseen threat while clutching desperately at a lit flare. Its a sweet homage to a similar moment in the first flick, where Alan (Sam Neill) and Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) light up a couple to distract the T-Rex from Lex and Tim.

Raptor rodeo

The cheekiest - and most-talked about - moment arrives at the trailers end, with Chris Pratts Owen peeling off into the night on his motorbike... with a crew of raptors by his side.

Masranis vision

Im playing the park owner, a very flamboyant person, Irrfan Khan told The Hollywood Reporter. Hes trying to entertain the world with good intentions, but sometimes being flamboyant doesnt mean having much wisdom.

Doesnt sound too dissimilar to one John Hammond. We could be in store for something thats along those lines...

For sure it will have more vibe. Its the Jurassic World of these times, with all the technical experimentation. It has now become a fully-bloomed dinosaur amusement park. Dinosaurs in this film will definitely be scary, but this is not a horror film, so it will be like a scary adventure.

Pals

Happy Holidays from the editing room, Trevorrow Tweeted to his followers just before Christmas 2014, along with the above pic. Do not try this at home.

Dont worry, we wont.

New threat

There are dinosaurs and theres the othertheres this thing that is not one of them, that is not of them, Trevorrow said in a chat with Entertainment Weekly.Theres a lot of bold new ideas in the movie and Im pushing it as far forward as I can. I know Steven didnt want me to make a carbon copy of the earlier films. So were going for it.

If the above snap - released via the official Jurassic World site - is any indication, thats quite a bold move indeed.

Gem Seddon
Gem is GR+'s west coast entertainment news reporter. She’s a bit obsessed with all things Aliens and Terminator.