If you know me at all, then you’ll know I love almost everything Jurassic Park and World-related, aside from a designed dinosaur slowly hunting a random kid for no logical reason. I’ll be honest, while an animated series might not always be on my radar, this actually looks like good fun and it’s offering up another off-shoot of story for the Jurassic franchise and, let’s face it, dinosaurs are still awesome and this one aims for audiences of all ages.
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous is a new Netflix series, streaming from 18th September, is backed full-tilt by DreamWorks Animation, which is already a good sign. Set against the timeline of Jurassic World, the English voice cast features Paul-Mikél Williams as Darius, Jenna Ortega as Brooklynn, Ryan Potter as Kenji, Raini Rodriguez as Sammy, Sean Giambrone as Ben, Kausar Mohammed as Yaz, Jameela Jamil as Roxie, and Glen Powell as Dave.
A group of six teenagers trapped at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. When the events of the film unfold and dinosaurs are unleashed across the island, each kid realises their very survival rests on the shoulders of themselves and their fellow campers…
The showrunners are Scott Kreamer, Aaron Hammersley with an exec producer team that includes Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow, Frank Marshall, Kreamer, Hammersley and Lane Lueras.