The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks absolutely goofy

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The trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is here, and it looks simultaneously ridiculous and self-important. This trailer is audiences' first look at the film—very little information about the plot and few images were revealed previously.

The gist of the storyline seems to be that Bryce Dallas Howard's Claire Dearing and Chris Pratt's Owen Grady are teaming up to go back to Isla Nublar years after the park has closed, because the dinosaurs are all going to die when the island "explodes." The duo wants to save the animals—in particular, Blue, a now-grown up velociraptor that Grady raised when it was a baby. The trailer seems to hint that there are other human forces at play, rounding up the dinosaurs for presumably some other purpose, but it's hard to know for sure.

Much of the trailer recounts just two set pieces—one in which a tyrannosaurus rex intervenes as Grady is threatened by another dinosaur, and one in which all the dinosaurs seem to be fleeing an island that is about to explode—though they seem to occur in close proximity. Significant moments of the latter are shown, so avoid the trailer if you don't want that scene spoiled for you. Other highlights include Jeff Goldblum's Ian Malcolm speaking at some kind of hearing about what to do with the dinosaurs, some sexual history and tension between the film's leads, and a lot of tense-looking dinosaur confrontations with lava raining from the sky.

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