The statue, depicting the actor in the reclining pose he made famous in 'Jurassic Park,' is meant to mark that film's 25th anniversary.
LONDON (AP) — Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city’s iconic Tower Bridge.
There’s a giant Jeff Goldblum statue down by Tower Bridge.
It’s a bit far-fetched but you should stick with it for the nips alone… pic.twitter.com/K1UEXfRo4e
— Gav Murphy (@cymrogav) July 18, 2018
The 25-foot (7.6-meter) statue, depicting the actor in the reclining pose he made famous in “Jurassic Park,” is meant to mark that film’s 25th anniversary.
A giant Jeff Goldblum statue has appeared at Tower Bridge, but let’s not forget the time actual Jeff Goldblum delivered this unforgettable interview with @reallorraine from the same spot… 😂 pic.twitter.com/4oGLB14NRU
— Lorraine (@lorraine) July 18, 2018
Sky’s subscription service Now TV installed the temporary “Jurassic Jeff” statue on the south bank of the Thames on Wednesday. The outlandish stunt prompted many selfies and social media posts — though some Twitter users called it “far-fetched,” pointing out that the movie wasn’t filmed in London and nor is Goldblum a London native.
Goldblum played the scientist Ian Malcolm in Steven Spielberg’s dinosaur thriller, and returned to the role this year for “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”