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More dino movie tidbits, plus writhing men and angry robots. After the jump:

  • Kauai thanks Steven Spielberg for the Jurassic movies
  • A lot of Jurassic World‘s money came from 3D
  • Frank Marshall expects a call about Jurassic World 2
  • Shawn Hatosy signs up for Fear the Walking Dead
  • See a new poster for Alvin and the Chipmunks 4
  • Paranormal Activity branches out with a VR game
  • UK bookies think Damian Lewis could be the new Bond
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is the new voice of Waze
  • Take in a new clip from Terminator: Genisys
  • Channing Tatum gets his Magic Mike on at LA Pride
  • Jimmy Kimmel asks Chris Pratt about Indiana Jones

Isla Nublar isn’t a real place. But Kauai, where a lot of the Isla Nublar scenes are shot, is. And the Kauai Visitors Bureau is so happy to be a part of the Jurassic Park franchise, they’ve released a tribute video thanking Steven Spielberg for shooting all four films there. Spielberg directed the first two installments and executive produced the last two.



You’ve probably heard by now that Jurassic World had one of the biggest opening weekends of all time. And 3D was responsible for a huge chunk of that. According to RealD, 3D accounted for 48% of the domestic gross and 65% of the international gross. Universal’s estimates are a bit lower, but either way it adds up to a whole lot of people paying extra to have debris chucked at them in three dimensions. [PRNewswire, Box Office Mojo]


Jurassic World producer Frank Marshall knows his rebooted franchise has a future, even as he’s trying to take things one step at a time. “I’m sure that probably, maybe even Friday night I’m going to get that call about ‘okay, what’s next?’ I’m going to get through this one first and then we’ll talk about that.” [Collider]


AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead has added one more of the living to its ranks. Shawn Hatosy (Southland) will have a recurring role on the Walking Dead companion series as a soulful military dude who has good intentions, but is nonetheless woefully out of his element. Fear the Walking Dead debuts on AMC later this year. [Deadline]


A trio of mischievous rodents go for a joyride in a new poster for Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip. The absence of a human suggests Alvin is driving, which makes no sense since he’s obviously too small to see over the steering wheel and reach the pedals at the same time.

Alvin and the Chipmunks The Road Chip

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip opens December 23. [IMP Awards]

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