'Jurassic Park 4' in the works; Colin Trevorrow to direct

LOS ANGELES

Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment announced on Thursday that Colin Trevorrow will direct the latest installment.

Trevorrow made his directorial debut with last year's "Safety Not Guaranteed." Steven Spielberg helmed the first two films and will serve as executive producer.

"Jurassic Park 4" is expected to hit theaters next June. Meantime, the original "Jurassic Park" is headed back to theaters in a 3-D release April 5.

The dinosaur franchise has grossed $1.9 billion at the box office worldwide since the first film was released in 1993.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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