The park is open sooner than expected: the first full "Jurassic World" trailer has been posted online early.
The trailer opens with holidaymakers vacationing at the dinosaur theme park envisaged by John Hammond all those years ago in the first film "Jurassic Park". Everybody's having a great time, kayaking among the dinos and watching giant aquatic predators performing tricks -- check out that cheeky nod to Spielberg's "Jaws", by the way -- until the bosses of the park decide to genetically engineer their own made-up dinosaur. Which turns out to be a terrible idea. Who'd'a seen that coming?
Next thing we know it's all about Chris Pratt's serious action face, a motorbike chase and various cast members looking up slowly at an offscreen menace, all backed by a haunting piano version of John Williams' instantly recognisable "Jurassic Park" theme.
Pratt stars in the new film, directed by Colin Trevorrow, alongside Bryce Dallas Howard, Judy Greer and BD Wong, who reprises his character Dr. Wu from the very first film.
"Jurassic Park" was released in 1993, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Michael Crichton novel. It'll be interesting to see if "Jurassic World", which will be shown in 3D, can match the impact of the pioneering, jaw-dropping computer-generated special effects of the original.
"Jurassic World" opens in theatres on June 12, 2015.