Jurassic Park star Sam Neil believes the critically planned third film in the series was treated “unfairly” by critics and turned out to be a “damn good” film

Neil will take on his role as Dr Alan Grant in the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion rerun, the first time since the 2001 movie that he’ll play the character

While speaking to Collider, Neill pondered the film’s legacy, saying, “I just spoke to someone earlier in the day who said, ‘I really like Jurassic Park III and it’s being unfairly [treated]’

“And I said, ‘Thank you very much’ I agree that the last 10 minutes is way too easy and way too rushed, but I think up to this point it’s damn good””

Neill went on to say that it was only through Jurassic Park III that he felt he could play his character appropriately

“By the time I got to number three, probably a little late in the day, I figured out how to play this character, which I really didn’t quite get around in the first,” he said

“I’m still trying to figure out how do you play this guy with the hat? Something that is completely natural to someone like Harrison Ford. Not natural to me

“It’s a special skill. You’re not just playing one character,” he continued. “You need a whole range of skills. You need a whole armory to play an action hero, and I wish I knew what those Skills were when we did the first, but there we are! “

Jurassic World: Dominion, the third film in the Reboot franchise, was confirmed back in 2018 and will mark the return of cast members Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Daniella Pineda – as well as a handful of stars from the original saga, including Neill and Jeff Goldblum

The film’s June 2021 release date has been postponed by one year to the same month in 2022 due to coronavirus-related delays

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