Fans were thrilled back in 2020 when all signs pointed to Jake Johnson’s return to the “Jurassic World” universe as the delightfully nerdy Lowery Cruthers in “Jurassic World: Dominion.” He entered the franchise in 2015 when the fourth “Jurassic Park” film made waves in 2015 — and fans got hooked on the new iteration of the iconic ’90s series. Despite initial plans for the third installation of the new trilogy, the global 2020 COVID-19 pandemic had other ideas for a slew of planned productions.
Between Hollywood halting for months and production delays, some things just weren’t in the cards anymore — and many TV shows and films are irrevocably changed because of it. Whether it was filming impossibilities due to set locations and travel restrictions, illnesses, or a myriad of other issues, writers had to slash and burn planned scripts and rewrite their stories to fit with the physical limitations of a global pandemic.
During an exclusive interview for his heartwarming new film, “Ride the Eagle,” actor Jake Johnson dished on what exactly is happening with Lowery in “Jurassic World: Dominion.”