Jurassic World Rule star Laura Dern describes why her and Sam Neill’s age space in 1993’s Jurassic Park would be thought about unsuitable now.
Jurassic World: Rule star Laura Dern talked about the substantial age space in between her character Ellie Sattler and Sam Neill’s Dr. Alan Grant in 1993’s Jurassic Park.
“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…,'” Dern stated in an interview with The Sunday Times. “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?’ […] Our age gap in Jurassic Park was completely inappropriate.”