First Look: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Trailer Starring Dwayne Johnson

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Kevin Hart (Franklin “Moose” Finbar), Dwayne Johnson (Dr. Smolder Bravestone), Karen Gillan (Ruby Roundhouse) and Jack Black (Professor Shelly Oberon) in ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ (Photo Credit: Frank Masi ©2016 CTMG)

The first official trailer’s arrived for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle starring Dwayne Johnson. This sequel to 1995’s Jumanji was directed by Jake Kasdan and has five writers listed as handling the screenplay: Kasdan, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg, and Jeff Pinkner. The action adventure film is based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg and features Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale.

Sony Pictures is set to be released in theaters on December 20, 2017.

The Plot: 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…