One of the first things that came to mind when hearing about the next Jurassic Park movie, titled Jurassic World, was whether or not any familiar actors/characters from previous installments would be finding themselves surrounded by genetically engineered dinosaurs once again. The answer to this question is yes, at least one familiar face will be returning…though probably not someone you’d expect.
In Michael Crichton’s original novel the character Dr. Henry Wu, the rock star geneticist brought in by John Hammond and tasked with bringing dinosaurs back to life, is an important one. In Steven Spielberg’s 1993 movie adaptation, his role was much, much smaller. Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow has confirmed that Wu, played by the same actor who played him in the ’93 movie, BD Wong, will be back.
You can read why Trevorrow is bringing back Wu and why you shouldn’t expect to see any of the big actors from previous movies below.
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