"Like the treasures of the tomb of King Tutankhamun".
Jeff Goldblum has admitted that he was impressed by a giant statue of himself that popped up in London over the summer.
The huge artwork emerged in Potters Fields in July. It depicted Goldblum’s appearance in Jurassic Park as chaos theory expert Dr Ian Malcolm, laying sideways with an open shirt.
Although it only remained for a fortnight, it attracted huge crowds who flocked to see the depiction of the actor lying on his side with his shirt open – reflecting one of the film’s most famous scenes.
Now, Goldblum has admitted that he didn’t get a chance to see it – but he’s quite the fan.
“It was lovely, I liked that whole statue. I don’t know what it looked like in the flesh, or in the concrete, I didn’t see it. I saw pictures of it”, he admitted.
The statue was commissioned by NowTV to mark 25 years since the release of Jurassic Park.
“I think they took it down, but isn’t it making a tour, of some kind? Like the treasures of the tomb of King Tutankhamun?” Goldblum added.
“I hope so. I hope everybody gets the chance to see it at one point or another.”
Meanwhile, it was recently announced that Goldblum will play a jazz show in London later this year to mark his debut album.
He is set to appear at Cadogan Hall in West London on November 17 as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, along with his band The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, who are named after a family friend.