The Rock is going to star in the new Jumanji film 3 years ago

The Rock is going to star in the new Jumanji film

Classic 90s film Jumanji was one of our favourites growing up.

With a lion, giant mosquitoes and a show-stealing performance from the late Robin Williams, it was not like anything any child of the 90s had seen before.

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So, considering how great the original was, any studio looking to create a new version would need to get someone really special on board.

Someone like, say, The Rock.

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It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;) To produce, create and deliver original properties to fans like HBO's #ballers to this summer's #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take great properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity reimagine their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor. It's official. We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan. Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. Casting this should be fun! #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures

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This Friday saw The Rock confirm he will be starring in a new Jumanji film. Confirming that he does not indeed sleep (seriously, where does he find time to film all of these?), the man otherwise known as Dwayne Johnson said he will be meeting with the director Jake Kasdan (who helmed Walk Hard, Bad Teacher and Sex Tape) before beginning shooting on the new film this autumn.

 

We'd see any Jumanji reboot. We'd see any new film starring The Rock. A combination of the two definitely ticks the boxes for us.

 

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