Many of us growing up with fond memories of the original version starring Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst.
It was evident that there was plenty of skepticism around, when ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ was first announced. Led by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson with game support from Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan.
We were pleasantly surprised by the end result last year, emerging as a massive box-office hit as it grossed $956.6 million worldwide, with $404 million in the US alone becoming Sony Pictures’ highest grossing film. The film scored an impressive feat in the process, by climbing to #1 in the fifth weekend of its release.
First announced at Cinemacon by the studio’s chairman Tom Rothman, another ‘Jumanji’ film will be arriving in cinemas in December 2019, which will pit Dwayne and co. against the might of Star Wars: Episode IX, with ‘The Force Awakens director J.J Abrams returning to the franchise and the big-screen version of much-loved musical Wicked.
Rothman cheekily stated:
‘Don’t rush to give all those screens to Star Wars!
Up next for its stars. Johnson will be scaling new heights in ‘Skyscraper’, with Hart teaming up with Girls Trip’s Tiffany Haddish for ‘Night School’. Whilst Jack Black will be headlining Eli Roth fantasy The House With A Clock In Its Walls, as we prepare to see Karen Gillan reprise her role as Nebula in Marvel epic Avengers: Infinity War.