I heard Jurassic Park IV is in production. Or at least being drafted into a script. And I can’t help but raise the question, what story could possibly be left to tell from the series?
They go to the island. Dinosaur mayhem ensues. Almost everybody survives. Cue John Williams.
I guess they could do something involving some other multibillionaire stealing the technology or cloning the dinosaurs on the island and opening their own
. Or maybe Dr. Grant gets back
to his dig site and realizes he left his keys on the island. Jurassic
“We have to go back!”
Or Jack, Kate, and Hurley end up on the wrong island after a plane crash.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for people running from dinosaurs. I just don’t see why they can’t do a butterfly effect type flick or something else original. Although I suppose if they were to go back to
, there is one story and
character I’d like explored in further depth. Jurassic
I’ll keep this short.
Just to point it out, we never actually did see Samual L. Jackson die in the first
. We know he lost his arm. But what
if he survived the ordeal? What if he spends years on the island, outsmarting
the dinosaurs? And although he tries to get help off the island, John Hammond
hadn’t paid the phone bill and Samual Jackson couldn’t make an outgoing call
because of it. Jurassic
With only one arm, it takes him years to create a radio tower strong enough to send out a signal for help.
Of course when they receive the signal in
it’s up to Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, and the paleobotanist mysteriously recast
as Kate Upton to head back and find him. Nevada
Obviously they arrive and are chased down my some sort of dinosaur or another, only to be saved by a one-armed Samual L. Jackson riding a triceratops and launching spears straight into the eyes of T-Rexes.
The kids, Tim and Lex return, and are eaten within the first six minutes.
Of course it’s a straight forward tale. The helicopter needs repair before they can escape. Sam Jackson convinces them to help him destroy the labs or take embryos off the island or something. Things don’t go according to his plans but they make their escape anyway. Except a bunch of compies and a dilophosaur screw with the wiring on the helicopter and cause it to explode.
One by one everybody slowly turns around and stares at Samual L. Jackson, only to see a velociraptor nuzzling his shoulder. “Oh, you mother fuckers thought you were going to escape this place? After leaving me for fifteen years?”
From then on, it’s an all out war between Jackson and Goldblum.
with his dinosaur army. Goldblum armed only with witty one liners and chaos
And who wins such a battle?
The audience. That’s who.