Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie

The game has evolved.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle movie poster

Who's Involved:

Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, Matt Tolmach, Scott Rosenberg, Madison Iseman, David Householter, Chris McKenna, Jake Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner, Dany Garcia, Ted Field, Mike Weber, William Teitler, Ser'Darius Blain, Erik Sommers, Van Allsburg

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Plot: What's the story?

In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji –Jumanji plays you. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever….

official plot version from sonypictures.com

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle?

  1. 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).
  2. 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).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle?

A look at the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jake Kasdan last directed S** Tape (Cameron Diaz/Jason Segel - 2014) and Bad Teacher. The film's writer Scott Rosenberg last wrote Venom and Kristy.

Directors

Jake Kasdan

Producers

William Teitler
Matt Tolmach

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Production Timeline: When did the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle come together?

On or about December 2, 2017 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about March 4, 2017 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 23, 2016 • The film was in Production status.

Filming started late August 2016 in Honolulu, HI.

On or about April 16, 2016 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Principal photography is expected to start August 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are in early talks to star, per Variety.

On or about January 15, 2016 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Expected to shoot summer 2016.

On or about October 25, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

Scott Rosenberg will do a rewrite on the redo of Jumanji, which is set for release on Christmas Day next year.

On or about December 6, 2012 • The film was in Development status.

Zach Helm, who garnered acclaim for penning Stranger Than Fiction, has been tapped to write the script.

On or about August 4, 2012 • The film was in Development status.

A reimagining of Joe Johnston's 1995 pic is being planned.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Release Date: When was it released?

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was released in 2017 on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in nationwide movie theaters. There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including The Greatest Showman.
United States
December 20, 2017 Nationwide
Canada
December 20, 2017

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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