Press Trust Of India
June 16, 2011 15:33 IST
Steven Spielberg's obsession
with dinosaurs is not over yet.
The Hollywood veteran is reportedly brainstorming with
writer Mark Protosevich to reboot the lucrative franchise for
a fourth movie.
The director is already set to launch the television
series Terra Nova on Fox besides working on the ideas for a
possible revival of dinosaurs on the big screen, the Hollywood
Several years ago, the Oscar-winning director worked
with Protosevich on a potential remake of Chan-wook Park's
Oldboy that was to star Will Smith.
That film ran into rights problems and didn't come to
fruition, but Spielberg, who directed the first two Jurassic
Park films and was an executive producer on the third, has
since met twice with Protosevich to fashion a story for a
potential fourth film in the franchise.
The franchise, born of the late Michael Crichton's
1990 novel, has been in cold storage since 2001, when Joe
Johnston directed 'Jurassic Park III' from a script by Peter
Buchman, Jim Taylor and Alexander Payne.
The third film grossed just USD 369 million worldwide
while Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park
grossed USD 915 million and USD 619 million, respectively.