Vincent D’Onofrio to Play Villain in JURASSIC WORLD [Updated with Character Details]

The highly anticipated Jurassic World has cast its villain, and it’s not exactly a T-Rex this time around.  Deadline reports that Vincent D’Onofrio has landed the antagonist role in director Colin Trevorrow’s follow-up, about which we know next to nothing.  One assumes the dinosaurs will still be the main threat for the film’s protagonists as D’Onofrio will likely be playing the pic’s human foil—possibly a person favoring monetary potential over the human life, though it’s also possible that Trevorrow has crafted a decidedly different feature in which a human character is actively controlling/using the dinosaurs to attack the core group of heroes.  Hit the jump for more, including news of another cast member being added in a supporting role. [Update: A new report has revealed the character details for both D'Onofrio's role and the role to be played by Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi), giving us our first hint at the plot of the film. Read on after the jump.] [Update: The Wrap reports that Khan will be playing Patel, the billionaire owner of a new Jurassic Park, while D'Onofrio will play the CFO of the Patel Corporation.  D'Onofrio's character "projects the image of a normal family man to mask a hidden edge."  Our original story follows below.] In addition to the casting of D’Onofrio, Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi) has been set in a supporting role for Jurassic World.  Khan was first mentioned in connection with the project last year, so this is more of a confirmation that breaking casting news. As for ...
February 28, 2014