Jurassic Park film.The characters they played, Dr Ellie Sattler and Dr Alan Grant, were in a relationship – but there was a twenty year age gap between their characters.Speaking to The Sunday Times in a new interview ahead of the release of Jurassic World: Dominion – where the pair will resume playing their original characters – the actors reflected on the age gap between their characters.“Laura was a tender age.
I’m guessing . . . 23?” Neill said, before adding: “I am 20 years older than Laura…Which at the time was a completely appropriate age difference for a leading man and lady!“It never occurred to me until I opened a magazine and there was an article called ‘Old geezers and gals’.
People like Harrison Ford and Sean Connery acting with much younger people.” In Six Days, Seven Nights, Ford, then 55, starred opposite Anne Heche, 29; and in Entrapment there was a 39-year age gap between Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones. “And there I was, on the list.”Dern added: “Well, it felt completely appropriate to fall in love with Sam Neill.
And it was only now, when we returned in a moment of cultural awareness about the patriarchy, that I was, like, ‘Wow! We’re not the same age?’”The sequel to 2018’s Fallen Kingdom will see Chris Pratt star once more as dino-whisperer Owen Grady alongside Bryce Dallas Howard as ex Jurassic Park operations manager Claire Dearing.Read more on nme.com