Jurassic World trilogy has powerful women who are equal to the men in the story: Laura Dern

Actor Laura Dern says when Steven Spielberg offered her the role of paleo-botanist

Dr Ellie Sattler in 1993’s Jurassic Park, they both were clear about making her an

empowering character, a vision that has been carried forward in the new Jurassic World trilogy.

Dern became a global star with her portrayal of Sattler in Spielberg’s trilogy of Jurassic Park,

The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III alongside Sam Niell’s Dr Alan Grant and Jeff Goldblum’s Ian Malcolm.

The three actors have reunited for the final film in Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World trilogy,

which she believes has powerful women who are “equal to the men in the story”.

“Now we’re seeing a lot of movies, and I’m so happy we are.

Because of the industry being shamed into considering gender and diversity in storytelling,