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His ex-military character has shades of both Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) from the original movie. "He's got a little of both," Pratt told MTV News. "He's got a little bit of the Goldblum cynicism but also the Sam Neill excitement at the wonder of the biology of it all, so it's a combination."
Pratt extolled Trevorrow's "great vision" for the sequel, which won't shy from the question on many fans' minds: Why on Earth would anyone even to try to deal with dinosaurs?
"Like, how do you suspend disbelief to be like, 'Oh yes, let's make this mistake again. We haven't learned our lesson about dinosaurs, we should definitely live with them and see how that works out!' after like three tries at it," Pratt said.
"They answer the question really well through the script. Colin did a great job of writing it and justifying it and in his own way having fun with that, so anybody who goes in with that question will be really amused - the way I was - about how they answer that. "