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JURASSIC WORLD Hybrid Dinosaur Gets an Official Name Change

Around Thanksgiving of last year, there was speculation as to what the new hybrid dinosaur might look like for “Jurassic World.” The hybrid would be a genetic cross between a Tyrannosaurus Rex, velociraptor, a cuttlefish and a death adder. The name granted to this creature was Diabolus Rex! Now, information has leaked that the name has been changed for this prehistoric monster through an updated toy price list from the U.K. Check it out!

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Rumors have persisted since last summer regarding the name change, but not until today has it been officially confirmed and renamed as Indominus Rex, which means Untamable or Fierce King.

Diabolus Rex will now be called Indominus Rex.
Diabolus Rex will now be called Indominus Rex.

Other surprises are in store for fans, so check out the new trailer which will debut during the Superbowl on February 1st.

Chris Pratt with Velociraptors

Here’s the storyline for the action/sci-fi/adventure.

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park (1993,) Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by the late John Hammond.

“Jurassic World” is scheduled to be released in 3D on June 12th. The film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Judy Greer, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, B.D. Wong, Katie McGrath, Lauren Lapkus, Ty Simpkins, Omar Sy, Eddie J. Fernandez, Brian Tee, Matty Cardarople, Divine Prince Ty Emmecca, Andy Buckley, Chloe Perrin, Christopher Heskey, Gary Weeks, Benjamin Wood, John L. Armijo, Justin Lebrun, James DuMont, Eric Edelstein, Rebecca Chulew, Lizeth Hutchings, Isaac Keys, Timothy Eulich, Kina Dach’e Bullock, Courtney James Clark, Wendy Clarice Jordan, Tom Bui, Rob Fuller, Bomber Hurley-Smith, Joy Kate Lawson, Alan D. Purwin, Anthony Ramsey, Cody Daniel, Jerome Andries, Kyla Burke, Michael Gertsen, Mike R. Moreau and Rhonda Laizer. Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver wrote an early version of the screenplay, while Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly wrote the current screenplay based on characters created by Michael Crichton. Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are producing, while Universal executives Peter Cramer and Sara Scott will oversee the project for the studio. Colin Trevorrow (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) directs. 

Source: scified