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‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ to Debut September 18 on Netflix

DreamWorks Animation announces cast and drops teaser for their new action-adventure series inspired by Universal and Amblin Entertainment’s hit franchise.    

We now know September 18, 2020 is the date DreamWorks Animation’s new action-adventure series, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, will come roaring onto Netflix.  The 8-episode CG series is set within the same timeline as the Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s 2015 blockbuster film, Jurassic World.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to friends to family if they’re going to survive.

The show stars Paul-Mikél Williams (Westworld) as resident dinosaur expert Darius; Jenna Ortega (You) as social media sensation Brooklynn; Ryan Potter (Big Hero 6: The Series) as self-appointed VIP Kenji; Raini Rodriguez (Bunk’d) as gregarious and enthusiastic Sammy; Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs) as sensitive and bookish Ben; and Kausar Mohammed (Silicon Valley) as world-class athlete Yaz. Jameela Jamil (Legendary) and Glen Powell (Top Gun: Maverick) recur as camp counselors Roxie and Dave.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous is executive produced by Scott Kreamer (Cleopatra in Space) and Aaron Hammersley (Star vs. the Forces of Evil) who also serve as showrunners. Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow, Frank Marshall and Lane Lueras (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny) serve as executive producers. The series was developed by Zack Stentz, who also serves as consulting producer. The animation is produced by DreamWorks Animation; the series is produced by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

Source: DreamWorks Animation

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