If you have Netflix, surely you’ve seen Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, but did you spot the Indiana Jones reference there?
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doesn’t hesitate to make references to previous films in the dinosaur saga created by Steven Spielberg, but it also allows itself a nod to another cult feature film from the director.
In a well-known sequence from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones is forced to flee in the face of Hovito Indians determined to kill him. In Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, it’s Owen Grady who finds himself escaping an erupting volcano, with panicking dinosaurs behind him!
A wink all the more fun as Chris Pratt has long been the subject of the craziest rumors about the character of Indiana Jones. The last date of last january and reports that the studio wants Pratt to play the young Doctor Jones in Indy 5 and / or a reboot of the franchise after this fifth installment.
This rumor should however be taken with a grain of salt because for now, the official focus of Indiana Jones 5 is on Harrison Ford. The film, currently in production under the direction of James Mangold, and based on one of the books in the franchise.
As for the Jurassic World saga, it returns with a third film entitled The World After, whose release is set for June 8, 2022, with Colin Trevorrow still directing, and Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in the cast.
And if you’ve watched “Fallen Kingdom”, of course you’ve spotted all of its False Connections. Otherwise, it’s Michel and Michel!