Chris Pratt had Jurassic fears

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 2 May 2015
Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt worried about "f***ing up" the new 'Jurassic Park' movie because he is such a huge fan of the franchise

Chris Pratt worried about "f***ing up" the new 'Jurassic Park' movie.

The 35-year-old actor was a huge fan of the original 1993 film, even watching it twice during its opening weekend, so admits he was initially wary of accepting a role in the franchise reboot, 'Jurassic World'.

He said: "I jumped with hesitation [because] I wouldn't want to be on a team that f***ed it up... We didn't screw it up."

Chris - who has two-year-old son Jack with wife Anna Faris - also has another remake in the pipeline, 'Magnificent Seven', and thinks it is natural these days for studios to revisit old movies or base films on things that are already well known.

He told Britain's Glamour magazine: "In this day and age, you need a title to reach out to an audience.

"Executives and studios want to cover their butts if it doesn't work and be able to say, 'It was a famous board game, of course I thought it was going to work.'

"They're often quite different - characters, story, setting. It is going to be called the 'Magnificent Seven' but it's not going to be the original 'Magnificent Seven.'

"In fact, the 'Magnificent Seven' was a remake of 'Seven Samurai'."

Jurassic World

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 2h 4min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson
  • UK release: 12 June 2015

Dino-geek Gray (Simpkins) visits Jurassic Park with brother Zach (Robinson); the park's manager, their aunt Claire (Howard), is less than attentive until a new creation runs amok and raptor wrangler Owen (Pratt) steps in. Despite a merely functional screenplay, it has enough scares, scale, ideas and variety to keep…

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