Michael Giacchino confirmed in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter that he will be returning to score the currently untitled Jurassic World sequel. The film will be directed by J.A. Bayona and is set to star Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Toby Jones, Justice Smith and. No plot details have been revealed yet. Colin Trevorrow who directed the first Jurassic World movie has written the screenplay with Derek Connolly (Safety Not Guaranteed). Frank Marshall (The Sixth Sense, Sully, Signs) is producing the project with Pat Crowley (Jason Bourne series, Eagle Eye) and Belén Atienza. Bayona has previously collaborated with composer Fernando Velazquez on all of his previous features, including The Orphanage, The Impossible and this year’s A Monster Calls. Jurassic World 2 will be released on June 22, 2018 by Universal Pictures.
Giacchino’s latest project, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is currently playing in theaters. The composer’s upcoming projects also include Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes, Brad Bird’s The Incredibles 2 and Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henry.