Scarlett Johansson Confirms Jurassic World: ‘Script Is So Incredible’

Also stars Mahershala Ali and will be directed by Gareth Edwards.

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Scarlett Johansson will be starring in the upcoming Jurassic World reboot.

The actress known for playing Marvel’s Black Widow was said to be in talks for the film but now confirms she is in the movie.

Recently also saw confirmation that Mahershala Ali, who is supposed to play Marvel’s Blade, will also be starring in the Jurassic World reboot.

Speaking with ComicBookdotcom, Scarlett Johansson said the script is “incredible,” and when asked what about the new Jurassic World movie made her want to return to a big franchise, she responded, “Everything.”

“I’m an enormous Jurassic Park fan. It’s one of the first films I remember seeing in the theater. I remember seeing it so vividly. It was like life-changing. It was mind-blowing. I cannot express how excited I am,” she said.

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“Script is so incredible”

The reboot is being helmed by Gareth Edwards who is known for Monsters, Godzilla, Star Wars: Rogue One, and recently directed The Creator. On script duties is  David Koepp, who wrote the original Jurassic Park movie that was released in 1993,

“The script is so incredible,” Johansson added. “David Koepp wrote it. He returned after like 30 years to write the script. He’s so passionate about it, which is so awesome.”

The untitled Jurassic World 4 movie is expected July 2, 2025 and also stars Jonathan Bailey, Rupert Friend, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.

The recent trilogy starring Chris Pratt brought in $4 billion at the box office.

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