Universal Halts Production on Live-Action Films Including ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Due to Coronavirus

After Netflix and Disney shuttered all live-action productions, Universal has decided to do the same with “Jurassic World: Dominion,” “Flint Strong” and the untitled Billy Eichner project all going on hiatus effective Friday.The studio continues to monitor the situation closely and will make a determination on when to restart production in the coming weeks.“Jurassic World: Dominon” had been shooting in London since February but in light of the coronavirus pandemic, execs felt it was the best move for the safety of all involved to delay the shoot indefinitely.Like all the other productions being closed around the world, it is unknown when the shoot was going to end and if it will impact the June 2021 release date at this time.Colin Trevorrow also wrote the script with Emily Carmichael (“Pacific Rim: Uprising”) from a story by Derek Connolly.

Trevorrow is exec producing with Steven Spielberg, with Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley producing.

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