J.A. Bayona To Direct Jurassic World 2

bayonaThe Impossible's J.A. Bayona will direct the sequel to last summer's Jurassic World.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bayona — previously attached to a World War Z sequel — has signed on after first being the rumored frontrunner months ago. He replaces Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow, who is busy with Star Wars commitments.

The film is scheduled for a June 22nd, 2018 release while Bayona's next film, A Monster Calls opens in the US on October 14th.