LIHU’E, Hawaii (AP) — The third film in the “Jurassic Park” series will begin
filming on Kaua’i later this summer, according to a published report.
Honolulu Star-Bulletin cited an Amblin Entertainment official as saying three
weeks of filming will begin on the island in late July or mid-August.
paper did not identify that official, who said a formal announcement will be
made by next week.
The source said location scouting on Kaua’i and O’ahu
has been completed and directorial and technical scouting will wrap this
The new movie follows the blockbusters “Jurassic Park” and “The
Lost World: Jurassic Park.” Those films earned more than $1.5 billion
Amblin’s Steven Spielberg will produce the film with Universal
It’s unclear whether the new film will be a prequel to “Jurassic
Park” or “The Lost World.” There is no word yet on casting or a title, although
the possibilities include “Embryo: Jurassic Park,” “Extinction” and “End of
The script will be written by “Jurassic Park” author Michael
Crichton, who lives part-time on Kaua’i.
The original “Jurassic Park”
filmed about three weeks on Kaua’i and one day on O’ahu. The production company
spent about $4.5 million in Hawai’i.