Colin Trevorrow Reacts to T-Rex Criticism – The Hollywood Reporter

[This story contains spoilers for Jurassic World: Dominion.]

Jurassic World: Dominion director Colin Trevorrow fought for his Tyrannosaurus rex on Saturday after a Twitter user claimed the dino no longer gets the respect it deserves in the franchise.

In Domination, which opened last weekend at #1, a Therizinosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex team up to kill the ultimate dino villain, a Giganotosaurus. In the epic battle scene near the end of the film, all seemed to be lost after the T-Rex died. But, in truth jurassic park mode, his eye opened, and it was gone. The T-Rex and Therizinosaurus proceed to kill the Giga.

It was a great moment for most fans – but, clearly, not all.

Actor Angel Rosario Jr. tweeted Trevorrow that he felt the T-Rex had become the second banana in the world. jurassic park the narration, which, in Rosario’s opinion, was wrong.

“Hey, @colintrevorrow… you made the Rex look weak. Still. So go! It’s the face of the franchise. Terrible. The Giga may have been strong, but science proves the Rex was a better and stronger predator. Very disappointed with your use of Rexy. #JurassicWorldDominion,” Rosario’s post read.

The director then responded. And it was perfect.

“I understand the feeling. Note that the T. Rex had an average lifespan of 28 years, so our Rexy would be near the end of its life in Dominion. Even at this age, she found the strength to rise up and avenge her own death, 65 million years later. Sometimes revenge takes time,” Trevorrow said via Twitter.

Rosario appeared delighted with the back and forth.

“I got a response from the great @colintrevorrow about Domination. Although conflicting arguments on the Rex… as an actor, I would like to work on a project with you, sir. Respect and admiration for your work, sir. I hope we can talk about it face to face one day! #JurassicWorldDominion,” he wrote.

Jurassic World: Dominion is in theaters now.

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