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Last updated on Thursday, June 18, 2015, 3:21 pm

Springdale Business Owner Lands Extra Role on ‘Jurassic World'

Have you seen the new “Jurassic World” flick? Considering its debut — the Universal film brought in a $524.1 million around the world, making it the highest-grossing global opening ever — chances are, you have. Did you know there is a local connection? Springdale businessman James Smith, a founder and co-owner of furniture retailer James+James, has a very bit part in the control room scenes, most notably exiting an elevator with Vincent D’Onofrio. “I’m certain it’s just a matter of time before my agent calls and I ditch this furniture thing,” Smith joked to Whispers. Smith said he is a diehard fan of the Jurassic movies. When he heard the fourth film in the dinosaur franchise was being made, Smith had an idea that only a diehard would. “I... [ MORE ]

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