Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard aren't the only ones who have become close pals - their kids have, too

By Jen Juneau
December 05, 2017 02:05 PM

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard may be chaperoning dates in the future!

The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom costars stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday to tease the film’s upcoming full trailer, as well as talk about how their kids — Jack, 5, and Beatrice Jean, 6 next month — have bonded during the actors’ time together.

“Jack’s in love,” admitted Pratt, 38, of his son with estranged wife Anna Faris, whom he filed for divorce from on Friday after the former couple announced their split in August.

“I asked him the other day, ‘If you could have pizza with any one of your friends, who would it be?’ And he was like, [dreamy voice], ‘Beatrice,’ ” adds Pratt, prompting a collective “Awww” from the audience. “I had to text [Bryce] and tell her.”

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Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard

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“They really have an incredible friendship. It’s awesome,” says Howard, 36, who also shares 10-year-old son Theodore “Theo” with husband Seth Gabel.

Adds the daughter of legendary actor and director Ron Howard, “For me, with my childhood — getting to be raised on sets with all the kids who were kids of people working on the movies — it’s fulfilling the dream of my own childhood in a way, knowing that they’re getting to experience this,” she says.

“And they’ll be friends for their whole life,” continues Howard.

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Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard

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Ellen DeGeneres remarks that it must be “really fun” for the duo’s kids to have not only actors as parents, but actors who star in a dinosaur movie.

“I don’t know how Beatrice feels, but Jack doesn’t really care that I’m an actor,” says Pratt. “But when I brought him on set and he was able to climb on top of an animatronic T. rex, he was like, ‘Okay, Dad … I’ll give in. This is pretty cool.’ ”

“[Beatrice] sleeps with little toy versions of the Indominus Rex — like hard toy versions of the Indominus Rex, from Jurassic World,” Howard shares. “It’s dangerous, you know? But she sleeps with them, so she’s a fan.”

The full trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom premieres Thursday. The film hits theaters June 22.