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Director of 2012 Sundance hit Safety Not Guaranteed will steer fourth instalment of Steven Spielberg's dinosaur saga

Safety Not Guaranteed director Colin Trevorrow will take the reins on Jurassic Park IV, the next instalment in Steven Spielberg's long-running blockbuster dinosaur saga, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Trevorrow takes over from Captain America's Joe Johnston, who directed the last instalment, Jurassic Park III, in 2001. Spielberg, who directed 1993's Jurassic Park and 1997's The Lost World: Jurassic Park, will once again be an executive producer. The new film, which is due for release in June 2014, is based on a screenplay by Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.

Trevorrow has been a hot Hollywood property since Safety Not Guaranteed won rave reviews and a Sundance screenwriting prize in 2012. The sci-fi comedy-drama starred Aubrey Plaza, Kristen Bell and Mark Duplass in the story of a »

- Ben Child

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