Chris Pratt has been on a hell of a roll lately landing roles in Guardians of the Galaxy, The LEGO Movie, Her, Delivery Man, his continued awesomeness in Parks and Recreation, and now you can add Jurassic World to that very long list. In an interview discussing the upcoming LEGO Movie, Pratt confirmed his role in the fourth Jurassic Park (joining that Insidious kid) as he defined the franchise as his Star Wars:
For me, Jurassic Park was really kind of my Star Wars. I lined up at the theatre to see it, I saw it opening night, I saw every sequel, I’ve seen it a whole bunch of times… for me that was my big movie, I think I was 13 or 14 when it came out. And so it’s a big deal for me to be any part of that, let alone this part I’m going to be playing. I’m thrilled about it…Dude, you gotta take it while it’s here. I’ll take it.
I’m very happy for the guy, and glad he’s capitalizing on his popularity. He didn’t specify what role it’d be, but it’s probably the lead. Couldn’t see anyone else doing it. Jurassic World chomps down theaters June 12, 2015.[via Peace River Record Gazette]