"I loved Ellie. I feel the proudest that a feminist, sassy, take-no-prisoners energy, who was integral to the storyline in saving the day, was honoured. I've had so many kids – boys and girls – for a couple decades now, come up to me saying, 'I became a palaeontologist because of you'. And I love that it's boys and girls," Dern told Deadline.
Earlier this month, director Colin Trevorrow said he will feel "robbed" if the original stars of the "Jurassic Park" franchise -- Dern and Sam Neill-- do not return for the next installment of the series.
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