The director of Sundance 2012 hit Safety Not Guaraneteed has signed on for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley will produce with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer. Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, who collaborated on Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, wrote the screenplay.

The fourth instalment in the 20-year-old $1.9bn global franchise will follow the 3D re-release of the 1993 original Jurassic Park on Apr 5.

Trevorrow directed Safety Not Guaranteed for FilmDistrict and Big Beach Films at Sundance 2012 where he won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. 

The film also won best first screenplay at last month’s Independent Spirit Awards

Trevorrow is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment, Verve, and Attorney Lev Ginsburg.