Jurassic World: Dominion’s DeWanda Wise praises Laura Dern

DeWanda Wise is a tribute to those who came before her.

During the Hollywood premiere of Aug Jurassic World: Dominionthe 38-year-old actress who plays Kayla Watts in the legendary dinosaur franchise that has been exclusively touted Live from E! about her co-star Laura Dernwho played the role of dr Ellie Sattler Since 1993.

“It’s a dream come true,” DeWanda shared with the hosts Naz Perez and Rocsi Diaz. “What’s special about Laura is not only that she created this icon and changed an industry – paleontology has changed because of her portrayal of Dr. Saddler changed. She also has a career that I just love and now I admire her as a person too.”

DeWanda wasn’t the only cast member who gushed over Laura. Bryce Dallas Howardwho plays Claire Dearing in which law franchise, also had nothing but nice things to say about working with the Oscar winner.