The child star whose character befriends Tony Stark in Iron Man 3 has landed the coveted lead role in the latest Jurassic Park movie.

Ty Simpkins has landed the lead child role in the latest dinosaur adventure movie, opposite Bryce Dallas Howard, who was reportedly close to signing on a month ago (Sep13).

The latest Jurassic Park film is scheduled for a summer 2015 release and will be produced by Steven Spielberg.