June 15, 2024 2:43 pm

Jurassic Park Casting Director Recalls Jim Carrey's Audition for Jeff Goldblum's Role
Jurassic Park Casting Director Recalls Jim Carrey's Audition for Jeff Goldblum's Role

Jurassic Park Casting Director Recalls Jim Carrey’s Audition for Jeff Goldblum’s Role

Three decades later, Jurassic Park casting director Janet Hirshenson is sharing some secrets from behind the scenes of the iconic film. When it came to the casting, fans would say that things couldn’t have been any better, as the original characters are still among the most popular of the franchise. That’s why there was great excitement from fans over the returns of legacy characters from that film in last year’s Jurassic World Dominion, such as Jeff Goldblum’s Dr. Ian Malcolm. As one of the standouts of the first movie, Malcolm had also previously returned as the main character in the first sequel, The Lost World.

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​Jurassic Park’s casting director Janet Hirshenson remembers how a very enthusiastic Jim Carrey tried out for the role of Ian Malcolm. Read More