Jeff Goldblum will Once more be facing off against dinosaurs inside upcoming sci-fi epic Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom — however could fans be getting a surprise cameo through Goldblum’s original Jurassic Park co-star, Laura Dern?
ET’s Carly Steel spoke with the beloved 65-year-old actor at a screening Isle of Dogs — his latest collaboration with celebrated director Wes Anderson — at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in completely new York City on March 20, along with he opened up about rumors in which Dern could be reprising her role as paleobotanist Ellie Sattler inside upcoming Fallen Kingdom.
“I don’t want to pass on gossip like my character,” Goldblum said, referring to his role in Jurassic Park as the silver-tongued scientist, Dr. Ian Malcolm. “however in which might be not bad news to me along with to everyone, [to] millions along with billions of people all over the earth… all over the universe along with cosmos when Ellie Sattler returns.”
Goldblum went on to praise Dern — with whom he formed a brief romantic connection following their time on the set of Steven Spielberg’s dino-packed action-adventure — for being “a very powerful, brilliant woman,” two characteristics he says she shares with her iconic character.
ET caught up with Dern in December at the premiere of Downsizing, along with the 51-year-old Golden Globe winner hinted in which she might love the chance to return to the blockbuster franchise.
“[in which] could be fun,” she teased. “I mean, I love Ellie Sattler.”
Dern praised the character, sharing, “She’s a tough feminist! We need her back.”
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, directed by J. A. Bayona along with penned by Colin Trevorrow, who co-wrote along with directed the first Jurassic World, alongside returning co-writer Derek Connolly — is usually set to stampede into theaters on June 22.
Before Goldblum returns to theaters as Ian Malcolm, he will first be heard as the voice of Duke the dog in Anderson’s long-awaited stop-motion animated comedy Isle of Dogs.
Goldblum — who has worked with Anderson twice before on The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou in 2004 along with The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2014 — said the critically lauded auteur is usually “a genius, of course, along using a delightful person along with great to work with.”
“He’s an actor’s director along with I love playing with him along with producing stuff up,” Goldblum shared “If you liked [Anderson’s 2009 animated film] Fantastic Mr. Fox, This particular is usually pioneering some very completely new territory. He got a band of brilliant artists along with the cast members with This particular… along with I believe in which This particular movie will take its place inside important continuum of cinema throughout the decades. I think in which’s a monumentally beautiful movie.”
Isle of Dogs — also starring Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Angelica Huston along with Tilda Swinton, among a score of different celebrated performers — opens in theaters in limited Discharge on March 23, before expanding nationwide on April 6.