Status: Production As of August 23, 2016

Production: Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins. Filming started late August 2016 in Honolulu, HI.

  • June 2016: Hawaii, United States

2017 | Adventure Family

A "re-imagining" of the 1995 film, Jumanji. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, July 28, 2017

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Jake Kasdan


Scott Rosenberg
Jeff Pinkner


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Two kids play a magical game and release a man trapped for decades in it as well as many dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
modified plot formulation from variety.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Reboot/re-imagining; "an update for the present", per Sony execs. To be based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. The decision to update the Jumanji property reflects the studio's mandate to increase the focus on films for family audiences (Variety, 08-01-12).
  • Dwayne Johnson explained Jumanji is a “continuation” and not a reboot of the 1995 movie, taking place 20-something years after the original film (8/23/16).
Shooting Locations
  • June 2016: Hawaii, United States

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