Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in Jurassic World.
Courtesy of Universal Pictures
By Chris Matthews
July 24, 2015

Jurassic World, the latest movie in Steven Spielberg’s popular Jurassic Park franchise, has already made Universal Pictures a tidy profit.

The film, with a budget of $150 million, has raked in a jaw-dropping $1.5 billion worldwide. That comes out to a neat 1,000% return, just six weeks into its run.

Unsurprisingly, Universal Pictures has decided that this sort of performance warrants another go, with the studio announcing that it has given the unnamed sequel a green light, the BBC reports. The movie, slated for 2018, will once again feature star Chris Pratt, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg, and writer/director Colin Trevorrow.

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