(NEW YORK) — At this rate, they should rename the movie Jurassic World: Procrastination. Once again, production on the next installment in the dinosaur franchise has been halted due to a positive COVID-19 test.
“Woke up to the news we had a few positive Coronavirus tests on Jurassic World: Dominion,” director Colin Trevorrow tweeted. “All tested negative shortly after, but due to our safety protocols we’re going to pause for two weeks. Back soon.” The tweet was accompanied by a cute photo of a dinosaur wearing a face mask.
Production on Jurassic World: Dominion was already temporarily halted at least once earlier this year, when the pandemic lockdowns first began. Looks like they’ll have plenty of time to complete production, though — just yesterday, the movie’s release date was delayed to June 10, 2022. That’s a full year later then initial summer 2021 planned release
Jurassic World: Dominion is only the latest film to see a pandemic-delayed release. Potential blockbusters F9, The Batman, the James Bond flick No Time to Die, and The Matrix 4 have recently been bumped as well — some of them for more than the first time.
By Christopher Watson
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