Mumbai, March 3 -- In November last year, we revealed that Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan was in talks to star in the fourth edition of the Steven Spielberg-produced Hollywood series, Jurassic Park. Now, we can confirm that the 47-year-old actor will play the role of Patel, the billionaire owner of a new Jurassic Park.
Well-placed sources close to the project confirm the development, saying, "Yes, he is doing Jurassic World. His role is not negative,ative, as is being reported by some sections of the international media. He will be seen as the owner of the new Jurassic Park."
It is, thus, obvious that Khan has a substantial role in the film. . The actor, on his part, chooses his words carefully, but doesn't deny the development: "It is not correct for me to comment, unless the studio allows."
His official website, too, announces Jurassic World among his upcoming films. The film is the fourth edition of the popular Jurassic Park franchise, and will be set in 2015 - 22 years after the events of the first film, Jurassic Park (1993) took place.
Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film that stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jake Johnson and Nick Robinson is slated for a June 2015 release.