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Timeline of the Jurassic Park franchise in terms of the real world.

1945Edit

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MarchEdit

  • Before publication of the novel is finalized, of which an early version of said novel was delivered to Spielberg, a bidding war is up for the filming rights to Jurassic Park. Known parties are Warner Bros. and Tim Burton, Columbia Pictures and Richard Donner, and 20th Century Fox and Joe Dante. James Cameron was also interested.

MayEdit

  • Universal Studios buys the rights to Jurassic Park on Spielberg's behalf.

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AugustEdit

NovemberEdit

  • 30th - Principal photography ends, and post-production begins, being supervised by Spielberg as he filmed Schindler's List in Poland.

1993 Edit

June Edit

  • 11th - Jurassic Park is released to critical and financial acclaim.
  • The Jurassic Park game is released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

AugustEdit

NovemberEdit

  • The Jurassic Park game is released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

1994Edit

OctoberEdit

  • 4th - Jurassic Park is released on VHS.

NovemberEdit

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JanuaryEdit

"Dino" MayEdit

  • 7th - Jurassic Park was aired for the first time on network television (NBC).[1]

SeptemberEdit

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DecemberEdit

  • 22nd - Principal photography ends.

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1998Edit

JuneEdit

  • 28th - Universal announces Jurassic Park III, with Spielberg only directing and a supposed release date in 2000.

OctoberEdit

  • 28th - Jurassic Park: Trespasser, a tie-in, and marketed sequel game for The Lost World film, is released, becoming a commercial and critical failure.

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2000Edit

AugustEdit

  • 30th - Following extensive rewrites, location changes, and most notably, the lack of a completed script, filming of Jurassic Park III begins.

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NovemberEdit

  • 4th - Michael Crichton passes away, and plans for Jurassic Park IV are seemingly shelved for the time being in the month following.[2]

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2012Edit

JanuaryEdit

  • 4thJurassic Park: Dangerous Games V is released.
  • After many false starts with various screenwriters attached, producer Kathleen Kennedy announces a story for a fourth film had been chosen and that work on the script would begin.

2013 Edit

FebruaryEdit

  • At the recommendation of Brad Bird, Colin Trevorrow is invited to direct Jurassic Park IV.

MarchEdit

  • 14th - Colin Trevorrow is announced as the director of the then upcoming Jurassic World, known as Jurassic Park IV.

MayEdit

SeptemberEdit

  • 10th - Universal announces Jurassic World, then known as Jurassic Park IV, to be released in 2015.

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2015Edit

JuneEdit

  • 12th - Jurassic World is finally released, following nearly a decade and a half of delays, rewrites, and changing of hands. It and the tie-in LEGO Jurassic World video game share a release date.

OctoberEdit

2017Edit

AprilEdit

  • 21st - Shooting of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom reaches the midway point.[3]

MayEdit

  • 10th - Jeff Goldblum arrived at the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom set, while J.A. Bayona states the crew's over the halfway mark in production..[4][5]

2018Edit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Late Night with Conan O'Brien, episode May 5, 1995.
  2. Billington, Alex (December 8, 2008). Producers Confirm Jurassic Park IV Won't Be Happening First Showing. Retrieved June 27, 2018
  3. Marshall, Frank (April 21st, 2017). Almost at the halfway point... @JurassicWorld #JurassicWorld2 Twitter. Retrieved June 27, 2018
  4. Marshall, Frank (May 10th, 2018). A new chair was added to the set today... @JurassicWorld Twitter. Retrieved June 27, 2018
  5. Bayona, J.A. (May 10th, 2018). Over half way now! #JW2 Twitter. Retrieved June 27, 2018