Jurassic World received a lot of flack for a variety of reasons, but one in particular seemed to stand out above the rest: People thought it was crazy that Bryce Dallas Howard wore heels.
Around the time of the film's release, Genevieve Koski of the recently defunct website The Dissolve pointed out "wardrobe is a storytelling tool, same as production design and music and even CGI," and added that "wielding wardrobe sloppily may not ruin a character, but it's a missed opportunity for a deeper level of characterization."
While members of the cast brushed off the critiques, calling them ridiculous, controversial director Colin Trevorrow listened. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, Dallas Howard confirmed the director had decided that no one was going to wear heels in the previously announced sequel.
"Colin texted me '#NoHeels2018'," Dallas Howard said, adding that the Claire audiences will see in the new installment is very different than the Claire they know now.
When pressed on how she felt about the critiques, Dallas Howard argued that the scenario made sense for her character, who's completely distanced herself from the park she's in charge of, to wear heels.
"She's in high heels because she's a woman who has been in high heels her whole life and she can fucking sprint in them," she said.
Whether or not the Jurassic World sequel will fix some of the other issues facing the film has yet to be addressed.
Jurassic World 2 is scheduled to be released in 2018.