Daniella Pineda was born in 1987. She’s an American- Mexican actress, comedian, and writer from Oakland, California. Daniella Pineda played a paleo-veterinarian in the summer blockbuster Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. Her character, Dr. Zia Rodriguez, is a main character in the Jurassic World trilogy films. Firstly, Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom and secondly, in the upcoming movie Jurassic World: Dominion.
Daniella Pineda’s Career
Daniella Pineda is of Mexican heritage and identifies as a Mexican/American actor. Her career began in 2010. She played multiple roles on the internet site CollegeHumor. She starred on other shows as well. Daniella Pineda played the famous witch character ‘Sophie’ In ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’ in January 2013.
However, the character was killed off the show. Later, she also appeared in The American Odyssey, Homeland, and The Detour. Some of her movie roles include Sleeping with other people and Mr. Roosevelt. In late 2018, she played the role of Faye Valentine in the anime Cowboy Bebop series.
In 2018, Daniella Pineda played her first role in a major franchise Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom, a sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World. She will be playing her role as Zia Rodriguez in Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World 3.
Daniella Pineda’s Character
Daniella Pineda’s character Dr. Zia Rodriguez is somewhat inspired by herself. The director ‘J. A. Bayona’ chose her for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The director explained to Pineda that Zia was a character who looked like she designed her outfit and selected her hairstyle. Further, Pineda required a little help from the onset of hairstylists and went for a short bob.
In the movie, we see Dr. Zia with a lot of tattoos on her body that are selected by Pineda. One of her tattoos, ‘Semper Fi’ portrays the motto of the United States Marine. The tattoos are connected with her character’s back story. Moreover, in an interview, Pineda stated that some scenes were deleted from the movie which revealed that her character was a lesbian. In the scene, she was in conversation with Chris Pratt’s character Owen Grady. A dialogue might have revealed her character’s sexual orientation, but it was cut from the final edit of the movie.
The plot of Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom included a dinosaur auction that had gone wrong. Several years after the demise of the Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs that now roam free on Isla Nublar’s vast landscapes.
Claire Dearing, the former park manager and the founder of the Dinosaur protection group, returns to the now-ruined Jurassic World theme park and recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction of the dinosaurs once again. Franklin Webb is now the Dinosaur protection group’s system analyst and go-to hacker. While Daniella Pineda played Dr. Zia Rodriguez, a former Marine who is now the Dinosaur protection group’s paleo veterinarian. Plot details from Jurassic World 3 remain concealed.
Upcoming Movie ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’
Jurassic World: Dominion is an upcoming movie directed by Colin Trevorrow. It is a science fiction and adventure film. He wrote the screenplay along with Emily Carmichael and his writing partner, Derek Connolly. It is based on a story by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, who co-wrote both the first Jurassic World and the Fallen Kingdom together. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley will produce the film, with Trevorrow. While Steven Spielberg is the executive producer.
This movie is a sequel to the 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Hence, It is the 6th film in the Jurassic Park franchise and the last film in the Jurassic World trilogy. This movie has an incredible cast including Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, Omar Sy, Jake Johnson, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, BD Wong, and Isabella Sermon. All of the characters are reprising their roles from previous films in the Jurassic franchise. Additionally, new cast members include Scott Haze, Campbell Scott, Dichan Lachman, Mamoudou Athie, and DeWanda Wise.
Initially, film shooting began in Canada on 24 February 2020. However, it moved to the United Kingdom on 9 March 2020. Recently, the production was on pause as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, production resumed on 6 July 2020. The movie will release theatrically on 11 June 2021.
Last year, the Jurassic Franchise celebrated its 25th anniversary. It has grossed more than $5 billion at the worldwide box office. Moreover, Trevorrow’s movie Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2015) the sixth highest-grossing movie in the history of the box office with a worldwide gain of $1.67 billion. The management of the Jurassic brand done by Spielberg and Marshall by Trevorrow’s demand includes toys, books, video games, an animated LEGO series, and theme parks.
Recently, Trevorrow directed the Jurassic short film, ‘Battle at Big Rock’. Since its release in September, it has been watched over ten million times. Treverrow and Carmichael co-write the short film. The story portrays one year after the Fallen Kingdom, where the Dinosaurs are living in our world and creating a fight for their survival.
Earlier during the 2015 film Jurassic World, producer Steven Spielberg took an interest in making more sequels for the Jurassic world. Trevorrow in April 2015 while talking about Jurassic World sequels, he said they wanted to create something that would be a little bit less arbitrary and episodic, and something that could potentially arc into a series that would feel like a complete story. However, it was decided that the Jurassic trilogy would be made.
Universal Pictures will release the movie Jurassic World: Dominion on 11 June 2021 worldwide. It is the third and the last sequel of Jurassic World. Amazed by its famous cast and plot of previous films, people all around the world are anxiously waiting for its release.
Children and adults everywhere love and watch Jurassic World movies. This movie will certainly hit all around the world. It is full of thrill, excitement, and suspense. The audience enjoys the Jurassic world movies very much.