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'Jurassic Park 4' gets new name, release date

A scene from the 1993 movie 'Jurassic Park.' (Universal Pictures)

September 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
The fourth installment of "Jurassic Park" has been named "Jurassic World," Universal Pictures announced Tuesday.

The 3-D movie will hit theaters on June 12, 2015.

Steven Spielberg, who directed the first two "Jurassic Park" films, will produce the film, while "Safety Not Guaranteed" filmmaker Colin Trevorrow will direct the film.

The 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.