‘Jurassic World’: The Detour’s Daniella Pineda Lands Lead Role in Sequel
Not much is known about the details on the Jurassic World sequel, but we just got some major casting news for the upcoming movie.
According to Variety, Daniella Pineda, who stars in the TBS comedy series “The Detour,” is set to join Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s next “Jurassic World” film in one of the new female lead roles.
Pineda joins Rafe Spall, Toby Jones, and “The Get Down” actor Justice Smith with returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.
This is Pineda’s first role in a major studio movie, having previously appeared in shorts and indies like the upcoming pic “Mr. Roosevelt.” Besides “The Detour,” Pineda has also appeared in the HBO series “High Maintenance.”
J.A. Bayona is on board to direct with Frank Marshall producing along with Pat Crowley and Belén Atienza. Colin Trevorrow, who helmed “Jurassic World,” penned the script with his writing partner, Derek Connolly.
We will let you know about any other news about the upcoming sequel!
What do you guys think about this casting? I love her in the detour, so I’m sure she will kill it in this role! Let us know and stay lit.
There has not been a confirmed release date yet!